Florida’s Stand Your Ground law – which allows the use of deadly force in cases of self-defense – made national headlines when it was used in the trial of George Zimmerman – acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of Miami teen Trayvon Martin. Now a Miami-Dade County circuit judge has ruled a recent amendment to the statute is unconstitutional. With our guests, we discuss the reason behind this ruling and what it could mean for future cases.
Shahahbudeen Khan, J.D., NSU Shepard Broad College of Law
James D. Wilets, M.A., J.D., NSU Shepard Broad College of Law