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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 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 ...

Legal Definition of Self-Defense Defense - Lectric Law Library


The Legal Term * Self-Defense Defense * Defined & Explained.

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  ...

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.

Using a Gun for Self Defense: Laws and Consequences | Criminal ...


A person is entitled to use a gun for self defense in the U.S., if necessary, but laws ... a metal bar or a baseball bat, using a gun can be considered reasonable if ...

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.

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 ...

What Every Gun Owner Needs to Know About Self-Defense Law


deadly force in self defense and to be aware of what happens within the legal ..... but that choice has serious implications, so must be considered in advance.

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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.

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 ...

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 ...