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Since George Zimmerman claimed to have shot and killed teen Trayvon Martin in self-defense, controversy has swirled around Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law. Nevada legislators passed a similar law last year, saying it would help protect citizens. But some critics say the law would open the door to more shootings, and people abusing it for their defense. Experts weigh in. What do you think? We want to hear from you: call 258-3552 during the live program, or write to us at


Christopher Blakesley, UNLV criminal law professor
John Hambrick, Nevada Assemblyman, District 2
Lynn Hatter, reporter, Florida Public Radio
Dennis Kenney, professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice; former Florida police sergeant

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