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Author Bloom, Lisa E., 1958-

Title Suspicion nation : the inside story of the Trayvon Martin injustice and why we continue to repeat it / Lisa Bloom.

Publication Info. Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, [2014].


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 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  363.23 BLOOM    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  363.2308 BLOOM    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  363.23 BLOOM    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  363.23 BLOOM    Check Shelf
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 Windsor, Wilson Branch - Adult Department  363.2308 BL    DUE 05-23-20 Billed
Description 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-316).
Summary The award-winning journalist who covered the trial discusses the laws, culture and conditions that exist in modern America that allowed George Zimmerman to be fully acquitted after killing an unarmed, black teenager in his gated Florida community.
Contents Introduction: The sixth juror -- PART ONE: A winnable case is lost. 1. The people demand an arrest -- 2. The state misses its best evidence -- 3. Too squeamish to talk about race -- 4. Bungling the science -- 5. The state's star witness, Rachel Jeantel, is neutralized -- 6. Mishandling the 911 call -- 7. Closing arguments: a disaster for the prosecution -- 8. It's not over. PART TWO: Fear and lawlessness in suspicion nation. 9. "Everyone's a little bit racist" -- 10. One nation, overgunned -- 11. Bring it on, make my day, stand your ground -- Conclusion: Aligning our actions with our core values -- Notes.
Subject Martin, Trayvon, 1995-2012.
Zimmerman, George, 1983-
Racial profiling in law enforcement -- Florida -- Case studies.
United States -- Race relations -- 21st century.
Neighborhood watch programs -- Florida -- Sanford.
Self-defense (Law) -- Florida.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Florida.
ISBN 9781619023277
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