The Stand Your Ground Law is getting more notoriety by the minute. One of the many discussions in the news is if the law is being abused. If you’re not familiar with the legal implications of the Trayvon Martin case and George Zimmerman’s use of deadly force, then the podcast below will provide an excellent background.
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We recently interviewed Dr. Kevin Fandl, JD, Associate Professor of Public Policy at American Public University, about the details of this law, and the the possible abuse of it. He also discusses the current legal claims in the case, as well as gun control in the national spotlight.
Interested to see how public outcry can shape public policy on the Stand Your Ground Law? Check out Part I of this podcast series with Dr. Kristen Obst.