The “Popcorn Shooter,” Stand-Your-Ground, and Duty to Retreat

Hey folks, As I noted in my piece over at Legal Insurrection a couple of days ago, the “popcorn shooter” case down in Florida–in which retired police Captain Curtis Reeves allegedly shot and killed Navy veteran Chad Oulson for, some have claimed, throwing popcorn at Reeves–has resulted in the now routine howling and misinformation bout Stand-Your-Ground laws (see “Florida Theater Shooting Induces Another Round of “Stand Your Ground” Mania”).   Charles C.W. Cooke was kind …

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