Zimmerman Case: The Five Principles of the Law of Self Defense & FL Statutes
As we enjoy today’s pause in the courtroom action of the Zimmerman trial it might be a nice time to do a quick overview of how the law of self defense will be fought over at trial. Also in that ame post over at Legal Insurrection, I've put together a brief overview of the Five Principles of the Law of Self-Defense, including:
To read all the details and explanation, click here:
I've also put together the relevant Florida self-defense and criminal law statutes, including:
Also, Florida jury instruction:
For those who are interested, my end-of-day video and analysis of the Day 5 of Florida v. Zimmerman has just been posted:
To see our three "breaking news" reports, click below:
Don't forget to join us Monday at 9:00AM for our all day live coverage of Day 6 of the trial, and keep your eyes open for additional Zimmerman posts over the weekend in preparation for the coming week.
Also, don't forget to "follow" my Twitter feed--most of my minute-by-minute observations, analysis, and just funny remarks over the course of the day are published on my Twitter feed: @LawSelfDefense (no "of" in there).
To see yesterday's video of witness testimony and our exclusive analysis, click here: Zimmerman Trial Day 4 – End-of-Day Analysis & Video of State’s Witnesses
For all of our prior coverage on day-to-day events in court, as covered here at Legal Insurrection, click here: ARCHIVE: Zimmerman Trial LIVE coverage all day, every day
For all of our prior coverage on issues specific to the Law of Self Defense as covered at my own blog, click here: Law of Self Defense Blog: Zimmerman Trial
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