Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Task force reports that states with stand-your-ground laws have seen homicides increase

In an ABA National Task Force on Stand Your Ground Laws preliminary report (PDF) officially unveiled during a Friday session at the ABA Annual Meeting, the ABA task force found that states which have some form of stand-your-ground law are applied inconsistently and disproportionately, affect minorities, and states have seen increasing homicide rates.  More.

Originally posted in ABA Journal Law News, by Victor Li, on Aug. 8, 2014

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