A recent Florida manslaughter trial received national attention when a jury convicted a licensed gun owner of manslaughter for killing another man in a Clearwater parking lot. The case involved Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law, which makes it legally justified for…Read More
Florida’s controversial stand your ground statute may be getting an update. The “stand your ground” law allows people to use deadly force when they feel it is necessary to prevent death or great bodily harm and they do not have a…Read More
Florida’s stand your ground received a lot of attention when George Zimmerman was placed on trial for second-degree murder for the death of Trayvon Martin. This case made a law that many people had never heard of a national debate topic. Regardless of whether you are a supporter or…Read More
Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman made headlines after being involved in an altercation that left 17-year-old Trayvon Martin dead. The incident brought many issues to the forefront of our nation’s collective conscience, race relations, racial profiling and self defense – specifically Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law.
The Stand your Ground Defense can apply to variety of criminal cases including a simple domestic violence battery charge. The Stand your ground laws in the State of Florida have been a hot topic of discussion over the past couple of weeks related to the high profile case Trayvon…Read More