Another Race-based Show Trial Turns Into Farce

1.The Sound of Wet Grass: Black Racists' War on Black Women The Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman case has come to trial this week and the best thing that's been said about it is from Thomas Maguire: "I'm proud to say I live in a country where the show trials look more like an SNL [Saturday Night Live] skit." You probably won't know that if your source of information about the trial is the mainstream media and if your lifestyle doesn't permit you to sit in front of the TV for hours watching the trial. Instead, go to Legal Insurrection, a blog site run by Clinical Law Professor William A. Jacobson, where a defense counsel, Andrew Branca, has been summarizing the trial day by day with video snippets to illustrate his points, or Talk Left where Jeralyn Merritt , a noted defense counsel, has been dissecting this nothingburger of a case. As the Friday hearing drew to a close, Branca reported the effective end of the prosecution's misbegotten case: A neighbor, John Good, who witnessed the...(Read Full Article)