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‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws Can Get You Killed

Caroline Light The Conversation
Since 2005, “stand your ground” laws have spread to around 30 states, transforming the legal landscape. Enacted in the context of deep racial biases, they encourage armed citizens to use deadly force against any perceived threat – real or imagined.

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Wrongful Convictions

John Oliver explains why it’s so difficult to be exonerated for a wrongful conviction, even when there’s compelling evidence to prove your innocence, and how we can correct the state’s mistakes.

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The Racist Double Standard in War Coverage

Lorraine Ali Los Angeles Times
Journalists reporting on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could not help but make comparisons to recent conflicts in the Middle East and Afghanistan. But a painful double standard quickly emerged inside of those comparisons.

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