Stand your ground laws and homicides

The controversies surrounding Stand Your Ground laws have recently captured the nation's attention. Since 2005, eighteen states have passed laws extending the right to self-defense with no duty to retreat to any place a person has a legal right to be, and several additional states are debating...

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Volume: 6705
Main Author: McClellan, Chandler
Tekin, Erdal
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2012
published in: Discussion Paper series, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit Vol. 6705
Data of publication: 2012
Subjects:
USA
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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