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Trayvon Martin’s home state of Florida has one of the loosest interpretations of the stand-your-ground, or “SYG”, legislation.Justifiable homicide - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The bill allows citizens to employ “defensive force” to protect themselves if they believe their lives are at risk. Currently variations of the legislation exist in 26 American states, while “Castle law” is in effect in 30 states, which can justify a homicide if an intruder trespasses on the home or car of an individual.
The United States' concept of justifiable homicide in criminal law stands on the dividing line between an excuse, justification and an exculpation. It is different from other forms of homicide in that due to certain circumstances the homicide is justified as preventing greater harm to innocents. A homicide can only be justified if there is evidence to suggest that it was reasonable to believe that the offending party posed an imminent threat to the life or wellbeing of another.Justifiable homicide legal definition by the Free Online Law Dictionary
a killing without evil or criminal intent, for which there can be no blame, such as self-defense to protect oneself or to protect another, or the shooting by a law enforcement officer in fulfilling his/her duties. This is not to be confused with a crime of passion or claim of diminished capacity which refer to defenses aimed at reducing the penalty or degree of crime