Tuesday, May 17, 2016
New Paper In Need of Reading
In the aftermath of the Treyvon Martin shooting in Florida, Stand Your Ground laws have acquired an unsavory reputation. These laws and their close cousin, castle doctrine, have an interesting history, especially with respect to protecting victims of domestic violence. Texas’ Stand Your Ground law differs substantially from that of Florida, with much greater restraints on use of deadly force.
I will be presenting this at the Texas Bar Association in September.