Zimmerman lawyer seeks change in Florida trials on 'stand your ground' law

ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - The lawyer for acquitted killer George Zimmerman said the rules for Florida murder trials should be changed so jurors are only instructed to consider the lenient standards of the state's "stand your ground" self-defense law when a case merits it.

 The controversial "stand your ground" provision makes it easier to use lethal force in self-defense by removing the duty of a shooter to retreat and avoid a confrontation.

 READ MORE : http://news.yahoo.com/zimmerman-lawyer-seeks-change-florida-trials-stand-ground-020137230.html

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