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Right of self-defense


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 Overview - FindLaw


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.

Legal Definition of Self-Defense Defense - Lectric Law Library


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 - Legal Dictionary | Law.com


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 ...

Self-Defense and Defense of Others Overview :: Justia


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- defense.

Expanded self-defense laws - CNN.com


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: Legal Guidance: The Crown Prosecution Service


Self Defence and the prevention of crime: Legal Guidance produced by The ... self defence, the public interest in prosecuting must then be carefully considered.

JUSTIFIED: Does Pennsylvania Law Allow for Use of Force in Self ...


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.

Lethal force: A reality break - No Nonsense Self Defense


Critical decision | Self defense plea | Immediate threat | Two citizens in dispute ... those are not considered "immediate threat of death or grave bodily injury.

The New Law of Self Defense?North Carolina Criminal Law


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 ...

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Self-Defense legal definition of Self-Defense


Definition of Self-Defense in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English ... policy, the physical force or violence associated with self-defense is considered an ...

Limits on Self-Defense - Lawyers.com


There are limits to what you can do in defense of self.

Using Lethal Force | Second Call Defense


What is considered reasonable? Self defense expert Massad Ayoob says this: " Deadly force is justified only when undertaken to prevent imminent and otherwise  ...