CR-CL’s Executive Editors for Online Content Noah Kaplan and Matt Giffin discuss the two big criminal law developments in the last week. First, Matt breaks down the Florida Stand Your Ground self-defense law at the heart of the tragic case of Trayvon Martin. Next, Noah explains the history and doctrine behind hate crimes statutes, and Noah and Matt discuss the guilty verdict against Dharun Ravi for spying on his gay roommate.
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