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Florida legal experts weigh in on the state’s “stand your ground” law

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The shooting death of 17 year old Trayvon Martin in the  surburban neighborhood of Sanford right outside Orlando continues to receive national attention. The teen was shot and killed by a self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman who says the case is a matter of self-defense. And as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports, the death of the Sanford teen is also focusing debate on Florida’s “stand your ground” law.

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