Constitutional challenges in Ja Morant lawsuit can go forward, judge says

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 12, 2023 5:47 PM CT | Published: July 12, 2023 10:52 AM CT

Judge Carol Chumney ruled Wednesday that Ja Morant can claim self-defense in a 2022 fight, creating a question about the constitutionality of the state’s so-called “stand your ground” law. 


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Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming covers Memphis and Shelby County’s court system and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. He formerly covered education and earned his B.A. in journalism from the University of Memphis.

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