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LEGAL KNOWLEDGE: THE CRITICAL MISSING TOOL IN YOUR GUN SAFE

Let’s face it, the world isn’t always nice. That’s why you take steps to protect yourself and your family. Whether it be that shotgun in the corner, the sidearm on your hip, or the pepper spray you give your daughter, you meet that fundamental responsibility.

But if you’re like most people, your preparations still lack a critical element.

You need to know how to survive the critical fight that looms after any defensive encounter: the legal battle. Get the information you need at your fingertips.  Whether you’re a CCW holder from Ohio or a tactical instructor from California, we have many educational and practical solutions customized to you!

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The Law of Self Defense Class is a ~5-hour-plus in-depth live event conducted by Attorney Andrew Branca, and are specific to the state in which they are held.

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Read the book that takes a complex legal subject and makes it a fun, easy read. Without sacrificing learning!

READ THE BOOK THAT CHANGED THE FACE OF SELF DEFENSE LAW EDUCATION

Mr Branca’s book is imperative to walking away unscathed. Luckily, it makes the laws in your state easy to understand, actionable, and even entertaining!

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In the interests of advancing our mission of educating American citizens on their rights and obligations in acting in defense of themselves, their families, and their property, We’re proud to announce that in addition to our books and seminars we are launching the totally free “Law of Self Defense Institute.” Check out some of what we have to offer free of charge below!

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Get access to our ever-growing and regularly updated collection of statutes, jury instructions, and court decisions referenced in our seminars and online training courses.

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Andrew regularly blogs both here and at Legal Insurrection, make sure to follow him in both places!

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The Law of Self Defense” may be a critically important book, but it’s not the only good one on the market.  Check out these other recommended readings.

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Each week Law of Self Defense staff review self-defense court decisions from around the country. Those we find most interesting are summarized and made available to you here.

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Get to know Andrew

Andrew F. Branca, Esq., is the foremost expert in U.S. self defense law across all 50 states, whose expertise has been used by the the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, NPR, numerous other media organizations, as well as many private, state and federal agencies. He is a Massachusetts lawyer, Life Member of the National Rifle Association (NRA), and Adjunct Instructor on the Law of Self Defense at the SigSauer Academy in Epping, NH. He regularly lectures and speaks throughout the country on how to protect yourself against both an attack and the legal machine after. Andrew is a multi-division Master-class competitor in IDPA and an NRA-certified firearms instructor. He holds or has held concealed carry permits for Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Pennsylvania, Florida, Utah, Virginia, and other states.