A stand-your-ground law authorizes people to protect and defend themselves
against threats or perceived threats. This type of law states that people have no ...
Many states have enacted “stand your ground” laws that remove the duty to
retreat before using force in self-defense. The following is a list of states with
Feb 19, 2015 ... Texas' existing “Stand Your Ground” provision allows a person to use lethal ...
Currently, at least 22 states do not include a duty to retreat before ...
Oct 31, 2014 ... But the right to defend one's self, property or home varies between states. They
are known as "Stand Your Ground" laws and "Castle Doctrine.".
May 28, 2015 ... It's also where the piece goes immediately off the rails: “These are the States That
Have 'Stand Your Ground' Laws.” This point is then helpfully ...
Mar 3, 2016 ... Since then, no states have passed similar laws. Though Zimmerman did not
actually mount a Stand Your Ground defense (he succeeded in ...
recently enacted Stand Your Ground laws in multiple states and their impact on
public safety and the criminal justice sys- tem. The ABA sponsors of the Task ...
Some states that do not have a technical Stand Your Ground Law have extensive
Castle Laws that address locations outside of the home, place of work, etc.
(3) A person who is attacked in his or her dwelling, residence, or vehicle has no
duty to retreat and has the right to stand his or her ground and use or threaten to
May 25, 2015 ... But that broad legal premise has been put to the test in several states amid cases
that stretched the boundaries of "stand your ground" ...