Your response must be at least 6-8 sentences and include at least two citations from the text or other sources. All sources must be cited using APA format.
You will use the following resources to complete this discussion:
U.S. Dept of Justice: Federal Officials Close Investigation Into Death of Trayvon MartinLinks to an external site.
National Crime Victimization Law Institute: Holistic Victim Services in the Case of Trayvon MartinLinks to an external site.
Criminal Law, University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing edition, 2015
Cases that are held in Criminal and Civil Court
Familiarize yourself with the George Zimmerman case referenced in the resources listed above. Answer the following questions:
1. Do you think it is ethical to give criminal defendants more legal protection than civil defendants? Why or why not?
2. Why do you think the criminal trial of George Zimmerman took place before the civil trial?