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Race to Incarcerate: Punitive Impulse and the Bid to Repeal Stand Your Ground

BY AYA GRUBER, 68 U. Miami L. Rev. 961 (2014). Introduction: Stand-your-ground laws have come to symbolize, especially for many in the center-to-left, the intense racial injustice of the modern American criminal system. The lesson of the George Zimmerman trial saga is clear: Stand-your-ground laws, which remove from self-defense law the requirement to retreat before […]