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LAWYERS SHY FROM STAND YOUR GROUND DEFENSE

Jan 12, 2019 - Tampa Bay Times

Defense lawyers for Clearwater parking lot shooter Michael Drejka said Friday they were leaning against using a stand-your-ground defense for their client, the strongest indication so far of their legal strategy ahead of a trial set to begin in August.

John Trevena, a lawyer for Drejka, said he and co-counsel Bryant Camareno are more likely to argue self-defense in front of a jury - the same route George Zimmerman's attorneys took when they won him acquittal in the 2012 shooting of 17-year...