Examining the Race Effects of Stand Your Ground Laws

Statement of Commissioner Gail Heriot in Examining the Race Effects of Stand Your Ground Laws and Related Issues, a report of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights  My fellow commissioners were disappointed that the staff’s independent empirical research didn’t support their preconceived beliefs … so they buried it. Read my dissenting opinion here.   On April … Continue reading Examining the Race Effects of Stand Your Ground Laws