The decision says a police officer, like any other Florida resident, has a right to a pretrial hearing on his self-defense claim.
Stand Your Ground
Michael Drejka, Who Supposedly Could Not Be Arrested for Killing Markeis McGlockton, Is Charged With Manslaughter
Sheriff Bob Gualtieri misrepresented Florida's self-defense law while passing the buck to State Attorney Bernie McCabe.
Trying to Clarify Why He Didn't Arrest Michael Drejka for Killing Markeis McGlockton, Sheriff Muddies Matters More
At first Bob Gualtieri said he lacked probable cause. Now he seems to be saying something more than probable cause is needed.
Legislators Say Sheriff Who Declined to Arrest Michael Drejka for Killing Markeis McGlockton Is Misrepresenting Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' Law
Bob Gualtieri erroneously claims the law's "largely subjective" standard lets Drejka off the hook.
Michael Drejka's decision to shoot was inconsistent with Florida's self-defense law.
A Miami judge says defendants bear the burden of proving self-defense, but criminal justice reformers and the NRA say it's the government's job.
The dismissal of a manslaughter charge against a sheriff's deputy gives the paper another opportunity to misrepresent Florida's law.
To take place on Sunday
Sheriff's department warned they're giving her too much leeway to travel
Prosecutors say she's violating home detention, but defense says she had permission for trips
17-year-old says he was defending himself, shot the man once in the face, prosecutors now pursuing him on gun charges
The media fails, again.
Which had nothing whatsoever to do with her son's death
Jay Z, Kanye West, Madonna, and reportedly others
Rebuffs call for special session