stand-your-ground defense

George Zimmerman’s ‘Stand-your-ground’ Defense Put to Test by DNA Results

by bakersfieldcriminalattorney September 20, 2012 Criminal Law

In what could be considered a possible fatal blow to George Martin’s ‘Stand-your-ground’ defense tactic, the DNA test results on the grip of the gun Martin used in his fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin revealed that Martin’s DNA is nowhere in it. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement conducted the test. Accordingly, the said […]

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