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Prelude to Criminal Defenses, Part 1

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  • A person who unlawfully and by force enters or attempts to enter a person’s dwelling, residence, or occupied vehicle is presumed to be doing so with the intent to commit an unlawful act involving force or violence…

    Fla. Stat. Ann. §776.013(4), cited in Section 5.3.3 "Defense of Habitation"


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