Stand Your Ground
Stand Your Ground Convictions Reveal Clear Racial Bias
An analysis of 204 Florida cases finds defendants are far more likely to be convicted if the victim is white.
How to Mislead With Charts: Stand Your Ground Laws and Gun Deaths
As data journalism has its moment in the media, a reminder that we bring our own assumptions to the reading of charts and graphs.
Music Is Power: How We Respond When People Turn Up the Volume
Second-hand sound can profoundly affect our social interactions and our interior lives.
George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin, and Racial Bias in 'Justifiable Homicide' Trials
In the 29 states that use the law, stand your ground increases the likelihood of a justified homicide ruling—but only when a white person is accused of killing a black person.