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YubaRiver
10-17-2013, 7:54 PM
"A Washington state appeals court, in a major ruling on the “stand your ground” debate over personal safety, said Thursday that a defendant who successfully uses a self-defense claim is entitled to reimbursement for lost wages and other costs, as well as legal fees."

http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2022069484_washdefensexml.html

Fjold
10-17-2013, 8:00 PM
Good, that should be the law in every State.

Mulay El Raisuli
10-19-2013, 6:58 AM
"A Washington state appeals court, in a major ruling on the “stand your ground” debate over personal safety, said Thursday that a defendant who successfully uses a self-defense claim is entitled to reimbursement for lost wages and other costs, as well as legal fees."

http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2022069484_washdefensexml.html


This is fabulous!


The Raisuli

VegasND
10-19-2013, 7:25 AM
Good. Too bad there's not more good news.

penguinofsleep
10-21-2013, 2:20 AM
way it should be. and from the prosecution, not the tax payer.