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About Kami Chavis

Professor of Law & Director of the Criminal Justice Program, Wake Forest University School of Law.

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The Dangerous Expansion of Stand-Your-Ground Laws and its Racial Implications

Posted by on January 18, 2022

I. Introduction Recently, there have been several high-profile trials that underscore the intersection of guns and race in America. In Georgia, Greg and Travis McMichael (father and son), and William “Roddie” Bryant, stood trial for fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man whose race seemed to be the only provocation the three white men needed […]