Timeline: Trayvon Martin case

A look at the key events in the Trayvon Martin case. Compiled from staff and wire reports.

"Stand Your Ground" law under the microscope

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April 3, 2012

"Stand Your Ground" law under the microscope

State Sen. Chris Smith announces plans for a task force made up of current and former prosecutors and defense attorneys, to study Florida's "Stand Your Ground" gun law. The controversial law gives people wide latitude to use deadly force rather than retreat during a fight.

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