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Defense Attorney Argues Self-Defense in Prison Stabbing

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Self-defense is very commonly argued in instances where one prisoner kills another prisoner. Hardly ever is it successful. It’s less likely to be successful when there is video footage of one prisoner chasing down the other prisoner for the purpose of stabbing him to death. Such was the case of 27-year-old Robert Hunt. His… Read More »

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Prosecutors Seek to Charge Former Police Officer in Fatal Shooting

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Florida, which is famous for the “stand your ground” case involving George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin, made headlines again when a former police officer shot and killed Corey Jones. The “stand your ground” defense itself has come under fire ever since the Zimmerman case came under public scrutiny. Now another stand your ground case… Read More »

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When Battered Women Use Self Defense, and Go to Prison for it

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

A Boynton Beach, Florida woman was charged with aggravated battery and aggravated assault with a firearm when she allegedly shot her boyfriend in the groin as self defense, according to ABC 10 Local News. The boyfriend, who received charges of aggravated battery on a pregnant person, aggravated assault with a firearm, and possession of… Read More »

Belle Glade man acquitted in 2014 South Bay shooting

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

February 15, 2016 | Filed in: 15th Circuit, Criminal, Uncategorized. -Daphne Duret Testimony from a perfect stranger last week could have saved 23-year-old Taide Asencio from attempted murder convictions and possible life sentences in a case where he argued he was acting in self-defense when he shot at a group of men in South… Read More »

Understanding Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” Law”

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

As gun control becomes a more widely discussed topic, many people are focusing their attention on existing law and how it impacts their rights. In many ways, Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law has acted as a blueprint for other states to follow since it was signed into statute by Governor Jeb Bush in 2005…. Read More »

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