Law. a gift of property, especially personal property, as money, by will; a bequest.
anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor: the legacy of ancient Rome.
an applicant to or student at a school that was attended by his or her parent.
Obsolete . the office, function, or commission of a legate.
of or pertaining to old or outdated computer hardware, software, or data that, while still functional,does not work well with up-to-date systems."
***What does any of this have to do with Trayvon?***
If they mean the definition I found on www.yourdictionary.com:
The definition of legacy is something that is passed on to you from family, including reputation."
**...then what really WAS Trayvon's reputation? If this goes to civil court, Trayvon's reputation will become crystal clear. Was Trayvon the innocent teenager some claim? Or the thug criminal others claim?
***Just for fairness, I added a third reference - here is the definition from the most trusted dictionary in the world:
Definition of LEGACY
: a gift by will especially of money or other personal property:bequest
: something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past legacy of the ancient philosophers>