Key Developments in Zimmerman Trial
A judge in Sanford Florida denied a defense request to let a handful of witnesses testify confidentially during George Zimmerman's trial for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin. Defense attorney Mark O'Mara…
Florida’s Stand Your Ground authors say law misapplied, man should be arrested for killing.
The authors of Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground law say the killer of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin probably should be arrested and doesn’t deserve immunity under the statute. The comments from…
Minnesota governor vetoes ‘castle doctrine’ self-defense bill.
Image: thecastledoctrine.com The proposal, supported by the gun-rights groups and opposed by Minnesota's law-enforcement organizations, would have expanded the legal justification for citizens who use deadly force in threatening situations.…
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In Florida, ‘stand your ground’ defense key in trial (video).
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‘Castle doctrine’ moving through Virginia state legal system.
Two bills that stress firearm defense in the home are rifling through Virginia’s legal system following votes last week. On Feb. 2, Senate Bill 4 (Castle Doctrine; self-defense and defense…
Push on for stronger self-defense law in Washington state.
Washington State armed citizens are being lobbied to push for adoption of a proposed statute that will strengthen the Evergreen State’s lethal force self-defense law, a measure that was introduced…
Broward County, Florida murder suspect wins the first Stand Your Ground decision.
For the first time, a Broward County man has successfully used the state's "Stand Your Ground" law to block his prosecution on a first-degree murder charge. Nour Badi Jarkas, 54,…