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Trayvon Martin


Five ‘Stand Your Ground’ cases you should know about

Although Florida was the first to enact a Stand Your Ground law, 24 other states enforce similar versions. ProPublica highlights some of the most notable cases where a version of the Stand Your Ground law has led to freedom from criminal prosecution.


‘I am Trayvon Martin’

Dawn Porter, lawyer and documentary filmmaker, on the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Florida.

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