Emily Bazelon takes a close look at Florida's "Stand Your Ground" self-defense law, which protected the man who killed Trayvon Martin: It’s that decision not to press charges that makes Stand Your Ground laws, which a bunch of other states...
If George Zimmerman, the killer of Trayvon Martin, wants to claim self-defense under Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law, he most certainly will have to testify, criminal defense attorneys in Florida told msnbc.com. It is rare in crim... Read Post
The United States Commission on Civil Rights is launching an investigation into the various state Stand Your Ground laws, as a responses to the controversy surrounding the killing of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. According to the Com... Read Post