Tag Archives: Florida

Steve Russell : Questions of Law in the Shooting of Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin’s parents Tracy Martin, left, and Sybrina Fulton, at the Million Hoodie March in Union Square, New York, Wednesday, March 21, 2012. Photo from AP / Shakesville.From a lifetime in criminal justice:Questions of law raised bythe shooting of Trayvon … finish reading Steve Russell : Questions of Law in the Shooting of Trayvon Martin

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Jay D. Jurie : Trayvon Martin’s Fatal Shortcut

Travon Martin, 17, played for his high school football team.Walking while black:Trayvon Martin’s fatal shortcut By Jay D. Jurie | The Rag Blog | March 22, 2012 SANFORD, Florida — During the intermission of the NBA All-Star Game on February … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Trayvon Martin’s Fatal Shortcut

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Jay D. Jurie : Orlando Cops in ‘Feeding Frenzy’

Image from Orlando Food Not Bombs.Orlando’s feeding frenzy:Cops bust volunteers feeding the homeless By Jay D. Jurie / The Rag Blog / June 8, 2011 ORLANDO, Florida — On June 1, 2011, life in downtown Orlando’s Lake Eola Park was … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Orlando Cops in ‘Feeding Frenzy’

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St. Pete : Free Speech or a Senior Moment?

Above, man protests the privatizing of a sidewalk which has served as a free speech area in St. Petersburg. Below, BayWalk managers now have the power to ban protests on this sidewalk. Photos from Tampa Bay Online.A senior moment?Privatization and … finish reading St. Pete : Free Speech or a Senior Moment?

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Seeing Purple : You Mean McCain DIDN’T Win Florida?

Purple America / Contested South. Graphic from Facing South.Emerging demographic trends differentiated Florida, Virginia and North Carolina from the rest of the south sufficiently to overcome any ‘Bradley Effect’ and shift them into the Democratic column.By Jay D. Jurie / … finish reading Seeing Purple : You Mean McCain DIDN’T Win Florida?

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Orlando : Ale and High Water

Beer storm: Photo by Ghostbuster 2.‘If a hurricane came through we can handle it. We will make sure that Manatee and Sarasota counties have beer…’By J. Jurie / The Rag Blog / August 20, 2008 ORLANDO — Tropical storm Fay … finish reading Orlando : Ale and High Water

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