Caroline Light Op-Ed Appears in

February 24, 2021
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WGS Professor Caroline Light's latest op-ed, "Ahmaud Arbery’s Killers Want to Ban the Word Victim at Their Trial," has been published by Co-authored with assistant Florida state's attorney Janee E. Thomas, the piece discusses how "Stand Your Ground" laws can enable lawyers to mount a toxic defense for police by erasing the victimhood and presumed innocence of targets of white supremacist violence.

Light is the author of  Stand Your Ground: A History of America’s Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense (Beacon Press, 2017).

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