A Miami Judge ruled Florida's latest Stand-Your-Ground law unconstitutional, and explained his ruling with a Harry Potter reference.
NYS Entity Status
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APRIL 18, 2013
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DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
2013 - HIGHER GROUND VENTURES, INC.
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