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Should 'stand your ground' change? Dunn case revives Zimmerman debate
Should 'stand your ground' change? Dunn case revives Zimmerman debate

Two years after Trayvon Martin's death, Florida's "stand your ground" law remains a flash point in a still unsettled national debate over the limits of self-defense. After a Jacksonville jury this month failed to decide whether Michael Dunn murdered 17-year-old Jordan Davis, the same questions about the law surfaced anew: Is it too vague or too confusing? Is it being applied as the Legislature intended? And what role did it play in George Zimmerman's acquittal and Dunn's partially hung jury? As lawmakers prepare to begin their springtime session, the head of a key committee has vowed not to change "one damn comma." But others —...

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