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Osmailer Torres (photo: Miami-Dade Corrections)

*Here’s a crazy story for you. It’s the latest case of a defendant (Osmailer Torres) asking a judge to throw out a criminal case under Florida’s controversial law, which makes it easier for courts to clear people who swear they had no choice but to use violence.

Read on for more on the story.

MIAMI — A Miami man accused of child abuse is using Florida’s “stand your ground” self-defense law to try to prevail against charges that he hit a 5-year-old boy he says was “armed” with a tennis racquet.