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.
- 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 are willing to use deadly force, if necessary, for their own safety in critical life and death situations. This book is to help them as well as those who are thinking about the individual’s role in dealing with distributed, and networked threats, whether criminal or terrorist. read more