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June 11, 2012
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US Commission on Civil Rights to review 'stand your ground' laws

Will gather data from states, interview prosecutors and police; Florida task force will hold hearings as well

By Yamiche Alcindor
USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — Federal and state officials are taking a closer look at stand-your-ground laws following the national uproar over the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

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Full story: US Commission on Civil Rights to review 'stand your ground' laws






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