NAACP Attorney: Jury Instructions Excluded Initial Agressor 07/17 by The Gist of Freedom | Blog Talk Radio

NAACP Attorney: Jury Instructions Excluded Initial Agressor 07/17 by The Gist of Freedom | Blog Talk Radio.

A defendant in Florida cannot claim self-defense if he “initally provodes the use of force against himself unless he either withdraws from the conflict and conveys the withdrawal to the other party  or uses reasonable escape options to avoid death or great bodily harm (in other words, the initial aggressor has no right to stand his ground; he must retreat).