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5 Things To Know About ‘Stand Your Ground’ In California

July 22, 2013 | 1:44 pm

5 Things To Know About ‘Stand Your Ground’ In California

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Think the George Zimmerman verdict couldn’t have happened under California law? Not necessarily. Florida may have a so-called “stand-your-ground” policy written into its laws, but it is possible that a California jury under very similar circumstances could have also handed down an acquittal. KQED’s Joshua Johnson discussed California’s stand-your-ground defense with Professor Rory Little of […]

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