What will happen through early December at Florida Atlantic University regarding the “stand your ground” law should happen next year in the Legislature.
For three hours each week, as many as 75 students will learn about the controversial law, discuss the law and form an opinion on the law. They will hear from those within the criminal justice system who must deal with the law. They will examine the many court rulings from self-defense cases based on stand your ground. They will give the law the hearing it never got before the Legislature passed it in 2005 — the hearing it still deserves in front of legislators.
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