One wonders if they had to work extra hard to get four errors into a single headline, or if it's just a talent. I guess we'll never know, because no authorship is associated with the piece. If I'd written this post, I'd want to be anonymous, too. Let's take a look at the errors one at a time.
Amending s. 775.087 "10-20-Life," Possession or use of weapon; aggravated battery; felony reclassification; minimum sentence, prohibiting the court from imposing certain mandatory minimum sentences if the court makes specified written findings;
Amending s. 776.012 Use of force in defense of person, applying provisions relating to the use of force in defense of persons to the threatened use of force; providing that a person who lawfully uses or threatens to use nondeadly force does not have a duty to retreat; providing that a person who lawfully uses or threatens to use deadly force does not have a duty to retreat if the person using or threatening to use the deadly force is not engaged in a criminal activity and is in a place where he or she has a right to be;
Amending s. 776.013 Home protection; use of deadly force; presumption of fear of death or great bodily harm, applying presumption relating to the use of deadly force to the threatened use of deadly force in the defense of a residence and similar circumstances; applying provisions relating to such use of force to the threatened use of force; removing provisions relating to one's duty to retreat before using force;
Decison on mandatory consecutive sentences will determine whether Marissa Alexander faces 60-plus year sentence on re-trial...
SB-448 enhances Florida self-defense law by treating threat and use of defensive force the same, allowing expunction of criminal history...
Since Alexander was last sentenced, Florida law seems to lean toward mandatory consecutive sentencing under "10-20-Life"...
Well, Marissa Alexander simply can't bring her self to abide by the orders of a court, according to a story from First Coast News (FCN), Florida. The last time she was out on bail, and under a restraining order to stay away from her estranged husband,...
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