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Stand Your Ground

Friday, September 30, 2011

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The Stand Your Ground law is part of the Castle Doctrine, signed into law by Governor Jeb Bush on October 1, 2005. The Florida State Statutes address it in section 776.013. Florida has the distinction of being the first state to sign the doctrine into law. The Castle Doctrine generally establishes: that your home and […]

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The Castle Doctrine in Florida

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

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The Castle Doctrine involves the use of justifiable deadly force on another. Florida defines the use of deadly force as an action that would likely cause the death of or great bodily harm to another person. Governor Jeb Bush signed the Castle Doctrine into law on October 1, 2005. Florida was the first state to […]

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