Id like to say I dont view this as a black and white issue...I dont consider the color of individuals in my personal determinging of right and wrong or guilt or innocense...I view it strictly from a law enforcement viewpoint....
voluntary manslaughter charge based on imperfect self-defense is appropriate.
Manslaughter for "imperfect self-defense" ?
Forcible felony = *bang*
End of story
Tucker Case - Tard magnet.
Thank you, Quazi!
776.012 Use of force in defense of person.—A person is justified in using force, except deadly force, against another when and to the extent that the person reasonably believes that such conduct is necessary to defend himself or herself or another against the other’s imminent use of unlawful force. However, a person is justified in the use of deadly force and does not have a duty to retreat if:
(1) He or she reasonably believes that such force is necessary to prevent imminent death or great bodily harm to himself or herself or another or to prevent the imminent commission of a forcible felony; or
(2) Under those circumstances permitted pursuant to s. 776.013.
776.013 Home protection; use of deadly force; presumption of fear of death or great bodily harm.—
(1) A person is presumed to have held a reasonable fear of imminent peril of death or great bodily harm to himself or herself or another when using defensive force that is intended or likely to cause death or great bodily harm to another if:
(3) A person who is not engaged in an unlawful activity and who is attacked in any other place where he or she has a right to be has no duty to retreat and has the right to stand his or her ground and meet force with force, including deadly force if he or she reasonably believes it is necessary to do so to prevent death or great bodily harm to himself or herself or another or to prevent the commission of a forcible felony.
Einstein, "science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."
Scroll down...it clearly states the statute and that 18 is the legal age