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Right of self-defense

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

California Self-Defense Laws: What You Need to Know

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When can you use force or violence in 'self-defense'? ... illness or psychological problems won't be considered in determining whether s/he acted reasonably.

The Difference Between Assault, Self-Defense | Wolf Law, LLC

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The best way to explain the distinction between assault and self-defense is to describe the types of actions that are legally considered self-defense, realizing that ...

Self-Defense and Defense of Others Overview :: Justia

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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

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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-Defense Laws in New Jersey | Criminal Defense Charges

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If you have been charged with a crime in which you acted in defense of yourself against another person, New Jersey's self-defense laws may come into play in ...

Wisconsin Legislature: 939.48 - Menu

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940.302 (2) or 948.051 has an affirmative defense for any offense committed as a .... (1) a person is privileged to point a gun at another person in self-defense if ...

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Self-Defense legal definition of Self-Defense

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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

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

Using Lethal Force | Second Call Defense

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