Judge Voids New FL ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law

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Florida’s revised “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law is unconstitutional, a Miami judge ruled on Monday, the Miami Herald reports. Judge Milton Hirsch said legislators overstepped their authority in modifying the law this year to force prosecutors to disprove a defendant’s self-defense claim at a pre-trial hearing. The judge ruled that under Florida’s constitution, that change should have been crafted . . .

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