Castle Doctrine

With the passage of several laws throughout the United States that allow people to “Stand Your Ground” citizens have codified permissions to protect themselves. You are a deputy county attorney. The County Attorney has asked you to research the applicability of these laws to the area outside of a person’s home, commonly referred to as the curtilage. Specifically, the County Attorney wants to know whether or not a person would be protected from criminal liability if the person used deadly force on a person trespassing on the curtilage of the property according to these new laws and the “Castle Doctrine.”

 

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