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May 13, 2013

Stand Your Ground Laws criticized during ABA hearing in Chicago

Local community activists and lawyers offer their perspectives on the impact of Stand Your Ground Laws during a regional hearing May 2 at _ headquarters in Chicago.

The hearing was the second of four regional hearings on Stand Your Ground laws hosted by a national ABA task force formed last year to assess the laws. Leading the task force is the ABA Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice and other association entities.

Related Top Story: National Task Force on Stand Your Ground Laws hears from Chicagoland activists and lawyers who fear proliferation of self-defense laws