Use of Force and Home Safety: An Impact Assessment of Oklahoma’s Stand Your Ground Law

@article{Chamlin2016UseOF,
  title={Use of Force and Home Safety: An Impact Assessment of Oklahoma’s Stand Your Ground Law},
  author={Mitchell B. Chamlin and Andrea E. Krajewski},
  journal={Deviant Behavior},
  year={2016},
  volume={37},
  pages={237 - 245}
}
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