CJ 309 Week 6 Discussion -
Stand Your Ground Law
Please respond to the following discussion prompt and submit it to the discussion forum as your initial post. Then, make at least two thoughtful responses to your fellow students’ posts. Your initial post should be at least 150 words and each of your responses should be approximately 75 words in length.
The George Zimmerman case has gained national attention, focusing on the Florida Statute, "Stand your Ground" law. Included in the Power point is the specific stand your ground law existing in Florida. Review the statute and the news story, and describe whether or not the defendant fulfills the requirements for stand your ground. You may go into various hypotheticals as many of the facts surrounding the case are still unverified.