Criminal Law and Procedure

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State Net Criminal Law Update: Battle Over 'Stand Your Ground' Heats Up
Posted on 19 Mar 2014 by State Net

BATTLE OVER 'STAND YOUR GROUND' HEATS UP: Gun-control advocates — spurred in part by the recent shooting death of a black teen in Florida — have launched what the Rev. Al Sharpton last week called a "spring and summer offensive"... Read More

Nearly Half of States Have "Stand Your Ground" Laws Like Florida's
Posted on 24 Jul 2013 by State Net

BIRD'S EYE VIEW At least 22 states have self-defense laws relieving individuals of the "duty to retreat" from an attacker before using force against them anywhere they are legally allowed to be, according to the National Conference of... Read More