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Sunday, May 1, 2005

Florida Becomes "Stand your Ground" State

The legislature has enacted a statute permitting a person assailed outside their home to stand their ground rather than retreat before using deady or non-deadly force. PrawfBlawg has some discussion. [Jack Chin] UPDATE: Here's an interesting blogpost by Modern Esquire discussing Terri Schiavo, this statute and capital punishment in Florida.

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