A stand-your-ground law is a justification in a criminal case, whereby a defendant
can "stand ... The states that have legislatively adopted stand-your-ground laws
are Alabama, Alaska, Arizona,...
Many states have enacted so-called stand your ground laws that remove the duty
to retreat before using force in self-defense. Florida passed the first such law in ...
“Shoot first” laws (also known as “stand your ground” laws) gained national
attention .... Since 2005, twenty-six states, including Florida, have adopted shoot
Forty-six states have enacted "stand your ground" laws as of September 2014,
notes Wikipedia. These states include West Virginia, South Carolina, Oklahoma,
Over half of the states in the United States have forms of “Stand-Your-Ground” or
“Castle Laws” laws on their books, and more states are considering adding ...
Jun 27, 2014 ... In non-stand-your-ground states, when you face such threats outside your home (
and, in some states, your business), you can only use deadly ...
Feb 26, 2014 ... Florida and Georgia are considering an expansion of Stand Your Ground laws. At
least 24 states have Stand Your Ground-like laws. Despite ...
Mar 22, 2012 ... Charting expansive “stand your ground” laws like the one at the center of the
Trayvon Martin case.
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 ...
4 days ago ... Florida's “stand your ground” law protects people who use deadly force ... study
that compared 20 'stand your ground' states with states where ...