LI: Sam DuBose Shooting: Let’s Go to the Video Tape

On July 19, just 10 days ago, UC police officer Ray Tensing shot and killed motorist Sam DuBose in the course of a traffic stop, according to reports by CNN and others. Today, prosecutor Joe Deters announced that Officer Tensing […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Feel-Good Video of the Week: Archetypal Southern Deputy Sheriff

There’s not much I can add to the content of the video below of this awesome Deputy Sheriff from Louisiana making a Crime Stoppers clip following the robbery of a beloved local eatery/market, Stelly’s Supermarket, so dive right in:

By |July 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LI: Sandra Bland Arrest: Another Lesson in Non-Compliance

So there’s another notable arrest in the news, that of black woman Sandra Bland by white Texas patrol officer, and thus we have yet another “teachable moment” in non-compliance to lawful police orders. (Note that I address here only Bland’s […]

By |July 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LI: Concealed Carry: It’s Booming!

Dr. John R. Lott Jr., who runs the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC), today released yet another of the Center’s outstanding reports, entitled: “Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the US”. (The full report is embedded at the bottom of this […]

By |July 15th, 2015|Legal Insurrection|0 Comments

Unexpected thanks to Legal Insurrection on 2nd Anniversary of Zimmerman Acquittal

No one was more surprised than me when two days ago, on the second anniversary of the George Zimmerman acquittal, I was contacted out of the blue by Zimmerman’s co-counsel, Don West.

Don had contacted me because he was primarily interested […]

By |July 15th, 2015|Blog|1 Comment

LI: Two Years after Zimmerman Acquittal, Stand-Your-Ground Still in News

Hey folks,

Professor Jacobson has a nice post up on the second anniversary of the Zimmerman acquittal, over at Legal Insurrection:

It’s hard to believe, but this week marks the two-year anniversary of the acquittal of George Zimmerman, on trial for second […]

By |July 14th, 2015|Legal Insurrection|0 Comments

Smart versus Dumb Open-Carry Advocacy

Some 18 months ago I reached out to a fellow called Dan Griffin of a group called Michigan Open Carry. As I do with many gun groups, I offered them a discount coupon good for 20% off the cost of […]

By |July 14th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Weekly Law Report: 2015 #29 (July 6-July 10, 2015)

Here’s the latest Law of Self Defense Weekly Law Report: 2015 #29, covering the week from July 6 through July 10, 2015, with new self-defense cases from FL, IN, and TX. (Click here to see other Weekly Law Reports.)

By |July 13th, 2015|Weekly Law Report|0 Comments

Weekly Law Report: 2015 #28 (June 29-July 3, 2015)

Here’s the latest Law of Self Defense Weekly Law Report: 2015 #28, covering the week from June 29 through July 3, 2015, with new self-defense cases from OH, IL, and IN. (Click here to see other Weekly Law Reports.)

By |July 10th, 2015|Weekly Law Report|0 Comments

Weekly Law Report: 2015 #27 (June 22-26, 2015)

Here’s the latest Law of Self Defense Weekly Law Report: 2015 #27, covering the week from June 22 through June 26, 2015, with new self-defense cases from CA, MN, OH, PA, and WA. (Click here to see other Weekly Law Reports.)

By |July 9th, 2015|Weekly Law Report|0 Comments