‘Stand your Ground’ up to interpretation

The "stand your ground" defense is a relatively new defense that grants the defendant immunity for his actions if they felt "death, great bodily harm or commission of a forcible felony like robbery" was going to affect them at the time. This gives th...

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Surprising Lack of Protesters at the GOP convention

  As a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer, I am surpised at the lack of protesters and arrests at the GOP Convention.  I believe that the barricades and the closed roads have suppressed Free speech along with the heavy police presence. ...

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