Lawyers want to apply "Stand Your Ground" law to theater shooting case

Published Apr 28 2021 at 12:27 AM GMT
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  • Florida's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law is at the center of a critical court hearing to determine whether a trial will take place.
  • Curtis Reeves, a retired police captain, is accused of shooting and killing Chad Oulson in a movie theater in 2014.
  • Reeves' lawyers argued their client acted out of his own safety when Oulson verbally and physically attacked him.
  • They're using the "Stand Your Ground" law as defense.
  • CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the court hearing.




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  • Published Apr 28, 2021 12:27 AM GMT