Posted March 29, 2017 1:30 pm by Comments

By AmmoLand Editor Duncan Johnson

When Deadly Force is Involved: A look at the Legal Side of Stand Your Ground, Duty to Retreat, and Other Questions of Self-Defense by Bruce M. Lawlor
When Deadly Force is Involved: A look at the Legal Side of Stand Your Ground, Duty to Retreat, and Other Questions of Self-Defense by Bruce M. Lawlor
Bruce M. Lawlor

U.S.A.-(Ammoland.com)- Misinformation about self-defense rights and laws is what has sparked major debate over the misapplication of lethal force in civilian communities.

Bruce Lawlor identifies the major issues in self-defense cases, and the legal approaches used to resolve them.

The result is less confusion and greater understanding of what self-defense is, and how to go about determining if a homicide is self-defense or murder.

When Deadly Force is Involved

Highlights:

  • Demystifies the law self-defense
  • Uses interesting stories, based on actual shootings, to describe situations in which self-defense was claimed
  • Identifies the major issues that are present in almost every self-defense case
  • Describes the main legal approaches that judges and juries use to decide what happened during a deadly confrontation
  • Provides an easy to understand framework for analyzing claims of self-defense that is applicable in to all states, and adaptable to individual states
  • Helps non-lawyers understand when deadly force can be used in self-defense

Self-defense is the number one reason people in the United States give for owning a firearm. Americans, or at least part of them, have decided they …Read the Rest

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