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Response to LuckyTheDog (Original post)

Tue Jul 16, 2013, 05:44 PM

10. It's not spin. You're not understanding the law.


I knew this, but just heard a Florida defense attorney talking about it on the radio. SYG is primarily an immunity from prosecution based on the deletion of the duty to flee.

The defense team DID NOT RAISE SYG. The way they would have raised the actual law would have been to to demand immunity from prosecution for the entire case. They did not, because that would not have worked.

The jury instruction is not relevant because there was not an issue of a duty to flee.

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