The right of self-defense is the right for persons to use reasonable force or
defensive force, for the purpose of defending one's own life or the lives of others,
Self-defense is defined as the right to prevent suffering force or violence ... the
assailant at that point would be considered retaliatory and not self-defense.
Force likely to cause death or great bodily harm is justified in self-defense only if
a person reasonably believes that such force is necessary to prevent death or ...
self-defense. n. the use of reasonable force to protect oneself or members of the
family from bodily harm from the attack of an aggressor, if the defender has ...
Read about the elements of the defense of self-defense, including the
reasonable ... This would be considered an act of retaliation, as opposed to self-
Nearly all states allow some use of deadly force to protect yourself inside your
home, based on the "Castle Doctrine." In some areas, many people still have a ...
Self Defence and the prevention of crime: Legal Guidance produced by The ...
self defence, the public interest in prosecuting must then be carefully considered.
Nov 24, 2014 ... The Pennsylvania self-defense statute provides that use of force is ... Any use of a
firearm will be considered deadly force in the eyes of the law.
Critical decision | Self defense plea | Immediate threat | Two citizens in dispute ...
those are not considered "immediate threat of death or grave bodily injury.
Aug 17, 2011 ... [Editor's note: John is the author of The Law of Self-Defense in North ...... They
are considered in theft of your money, and you can shoot them ...