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Readdressing Stand Your Ground in the Wake of the Drejka Conviction

By: Kristen Calzadilla On Friday, August 23, a trial that brought Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground law back into the national spotlight came to a close with a surprise—a conviction. Michael Drejka was found guilty of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of Markeis McGlockton.1 The case initially made headlines because it almost was not a case […]