GRAPHIC VIDEO: A Two-fer: Unarmed Deadly AND Excessive Force

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Just came across this video (courtesy of Caleb at Gun Nuts Media) of a street fight between a black man and a white man (and then two white men) in Far Rockaway, Queens, New York City. (NOTE: the video […]

By |October 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Judicious Use of the 5th Amendment: Debunking “Don’t Talk To Police”

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Well the newest Law of Self Defense Institute video lecture and podcast are up, entitled “Judicious Use of the 5th Amendment: Debunking ‘Don’t Talk to Police’ ”

The title refers, of course, to the Youtube video “Don’t talk to police,” […]

By |October 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Is An Accidental Shooting A “Use of Deadly Force” under FL Self-Defense Law?

In preparing for my upcoming Law of Self Defense Seminar in Pensacola, Florida—Saturday, September 27, 9AM to 1PM—I came across an interesting case from the 4th District Court of Appeal (DCA), delivered this past November. The full-text of the court […]

By |September 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why We Need Guns: Widow Shoots Home Invader While Waiting on Police

Hey folks:  A cautionary tale on just why it is that we–and especially the weakest and most vulnerable among us–need guns. (h/t Miguel over at the always excellent Gun Free Zone blog.)

It’s said that “When seconds count, the police are […]

By |September 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dave Spaulding Reviews Law of Self Defense, 2nd Ed.: “best book on the subject”

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A person with my outsized ego doesn’t often find himself blushing at praise, but today is one of those rare occasions.

Anyone who has spent even a modest amount of time in the tactical shooting community will have heard the […]

By |August 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

GUILTY: Verdict in Detroit Front Porch Murder Trial

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The jury has returned a verdict of guilty of second degree murder/voluntary manslaughter and weapons charges in the trial of Detroit homeowner Theodore Wafer for the front porch shooting death of Renisha McBride in the early morning hours of […]

By |August 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Detroit Front Porch Murder Trial: Closing Arguments, Jury Deliberations

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Today saw the closing arguments of the murder trial of Detroit homeowner Theodore Wafer in the front porch shooting death of Renisha McBride in the early morning hours of November 2, 2013.

Immediately following closing the jury was given their […]

By |August 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Defense Rests in Detroit Front Porch Murder Trial, Closings Wednesday

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Welcome back to the eighth day of the murder trial of Detroit homeowner Theodore Wafer for the shooting death of Renisha McBride on his front porch in the early morning hours of November 2, 2013.
Theodore Wafer Back on Cross-Examination
Wafer […]

By |August 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Homeowner Takes the Stand in Detroit Front Porch Murder Trial

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Court room testimony took a dramatic turn today in the murder trial of Detroit homeowner Theodore Wafer for the front porch shooting death of Renisha McBride when Wafer took the stand to testify in his own behalf.

Direct questioning was […]

By |August 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Detroit Front Porch Shooting Case: What you need to know heading into Week 3

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Tomorrow marks the start of the third week of the second degree murder trial of Detroit homeowner Theodore Wafer for the front porch shooting death of Renisha McBride in the early morning hours of November 2, 2013. This past […]

By |August 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments