Sanford homeowner who fatally shot teen in back won’t face charges, attorney says
Sanford homeowner who fatally shot teen in back won’t face charges, attorney saysPublished: September 1, 2020, 1:27 pmState prosecutors have decided not to file charges against the Sanford homeowner who fatally shot a 17-year-old during an attempted car burglary in May, according to the attorney for the teen’s family.
Meet the Real Talk: A Candid Conversation on criminal justice reform panelists
ORLANDO, Fla. – The conversation about criminal justice reform is both important and ongoing in our country right now. They are: Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala, author Agnes Gomillion, Florida Rights Restoration Coalition president Desmond Meade and attorney Mark O’Mara. He’s known for his efforts to civically engage local communities and push for alterations to national criminal justice policies. Since then, he’s served as a legal analyst for CNN and spoken on topics including race, criminal justice reform, guns and self-defense. He founded Justice Outreach, a nonprofit designed to identify and fix problems in the criminal justice system.
Florida governor asked to reexamine 'stand your ground' case
In this undated photo made available by the Modell family, Ryan Modell, right, visits Paris with his father Sandy Modell. Local prosecutors declined to charge the shooter, Steve Taylor, citing the state's "stand your ground" law, a decision Sandy Modell wants reversed. (Modell family via AP)FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – In a case involving Florida's controversial “stand your ground” law, Gov. In both the Martin and Modell slayings, prosecutors cited the “stand your ground” law in deciding, at least initially, not to prosecute. In the Modell case, O'Mara argues that “stand your ground” does not apply.
Criminal defense attorney: Pistorius team should celebrate verdict
Criminal defense attorney: Pistorius team should celebrate verdict Criminal defense attorney and CNN Analyst Mark O'Mara explains how intent to kill played a part in the judge's verdict of culpable homicide in the Oscar Pistorius case.cbsnews.com