‘Stand Your Ground’ laws nationwide

Since Florida legally expanded the castle doctrine in 2005 to include self-defense with no duty to retreat in places outside the home, many states have passed similar laws, and justifiable homicide cases have increased sharply nationwide. Read related article.

A look at stand-your-ground laws nationwide and how justifiable homicides have increased
Sources: Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, FBI. By Laura Stanton/The Washington Post. Published on April 7, 2012, 2:35 p.m.
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