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Response to LittleBlue (Reply #37)

Tue Jul 16, 2013, 06:52 PM

41. There is an immunity element of SYG for both civil and criminal


cases. It was NOT used in the criminal case, but could still be argued in the civil setting, theoretically.

In the criminal trial, the essence of SYG, which is the lack of a duty to flee before using deadly force *if one can safely do so* was part of the jury instructions.

Some are now attempting to argue that this instruction helped the defense, although the issue of Zimmerman being able to flee, given he shot while he claimed to be pinned to the ground, does not appear to many of us to have come up at all.

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