and the Jury. I have heard, for years, that a Jury trial is a "crap shoot" and that you never know which way they will go. The basic trial is made up of a number of parts, all of which have their function. There is the prosecution/plaintiff, the defense, the judge, and, if it is… Continue reading THE VERDICT…
The Trayvon Martin case prompted a new look at the Stand Your Ground Laws, and specifically the one in Florida.. One of the questions that come up is this : Should Neighborhood Watch people be armed? Are they Law Enforcement? No. They are observers, and therefore they should "observe and report" only.. This means that they should NOT CONFRONT suspects who… Continue reading Should you be able to legally Defend yourself, or others?
I did not know him,and, except for his death, I most likely would never have even heard of him. Maybe, if he had been able to mature to adulthood, he might have been able to make his mark on the world but, unfortunately we will not have the chance to find that out as his premature death, at the… Continue reading To the family of Trayvon Martin,
The Florida State law, often called the "Stand Your Ground Law" is one that has been needed for years. Prior to the new law, if someone broke into your home that laws at the time stated that you must retreat, and that you could only defend yourself if you were backed into a place from which you… Continue reading Stand Your Ground? Yes or No.