Courts & Crime

December 28, 2009

Confusion reigns over Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' law

Passed in 2005, the law broadened a person's ability to use deadly force. But the law is vague, and there are conflicting court rulings about it. Prosecutors in Miami dropped a murder charge against one man, even though he fired more than a dozen shots to kill his ex-wife's new lover, who was sitting in a car.

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