Policing in Black and White: Killings of Blacks by Whites Are Far More Likely to Be Ruled ‘Justifiable’

Those killings are eight times as likely as others to involve no criminal sanction, based on a review of police data.

Supreme Court Turns Down Case on Carrying Guns in Public

The case concerns a challenge to a California law that places strict limits on carrying guns in public — one of numerous Second Amendment cases the court has turned away in recent years.

Florida Poised to Strengthen ‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense

By LIZETTE ALVAREZ March 15, 2017 MIAMI — Florida, which spearheaded the country’s use of the Stand Your Ground defense, is poised to significantly alter its self-defense laws, making it easier for defendants to use them. The Florida Legislature...