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Judge orders Florida’s ‘stand your ground’ law to step back

A Miami judge found Florida’s recently updated “stand your ground” law to be unconstitutional on Monday, rolling back a defendant-friendly change to an already defendant-friendly law. The new version of the statute, which Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed just last month, makes it easier for defendants to claim self-defense in shootings and potentially have the case against […]