The insidious thing about white male privilege speaking as a white male is that it blinds you to it's own existence, so I can't say I'd be shocked if the defense lawyers believed their own rhetoric.
Mighty funny he never managed to tell him he was arresting him.
Hell, I am from the north and in a similar situation, I am fighting for my life too! Do they not dream about a world where perhaps something like their son not being shot for just jogging in the neighborhood is what happened? This is precisely the tactic Ahmaud was using while also ensuring he doesn't get trapped by trespassing rules during the chase.