Law of Self Defense Podcasts

Note: Many podcasts are also available as video lectures.

PODCAST 2015-01: Analysis of Mance v. Holder (February 13, 2015)

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LOSD Podcast: Analysis of Mance v. Holder, court finds that federal handgun transfer ban to be unconstitutional under strict scrutiny, intermediate scrutiny, and 5th Amendment due process grounds.

Blog post version of this videocast.:

Mance v. Holder, Order of Summary Judgment.

McDonald v. Chicago.

DC v. Heller.

Law of Self Defense blog.

Law of Self Defense Online Training: Enjoy the free Introductory chapter to our new Law of Self Defense online, on-demand training, the Law of Self Defense Webinars.

PODCAST #011: Introduction to Law of Self Defense Online Training (December 31, 2014)

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Enjoy the free Introductory chapter to our new Law of Self Defense online, on-demand training, the Law of Self Defense Webinars.

PODCAST #010: Eric Garner: Not a Case of Unlawful Excessive Force by Police (December 5, 2014)

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A contrarian analysis based on evidence and law that Eric Garner was not killed due to unlawful excessive force by the police, but by his own severely compromised physiology, respiratory disease, heart disease, morbid obesity, and refusal to comply with lawful arrest.  NOTE: Video is only 37:20 long, NOT the 1:15:00 displayed.

PODCAST #009: Judicious Use of the 5th Amendment (October 3, 2014)

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This podcast and the Law of Self Defense Institute Video Lecture #007, “Judicious Use of the 5th Amendment” explore the relevance of the popular Youtube video “Don’t talk to police” to police interactions that result from a defensive use of force. In the course of this podcast we also contrast the “Say Nothing” and “Say Little” approaches to interacting with the police after acting in self-defense, including specifically what TO say and what NOT to say, and WHEN.

 

PODCAST #008: “When is an accidental discharge a use of deadly force in SD?” (September 19, 2014)


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This podcast is based on various Law of Self Defense blog posts made over the prior week, including:
Is An Accidental Shooting A “Use of Deadly Force” under FL Self-Defense Law?
GA Police Officer Shoots and Kills Handcuffed Black Suspect
“Popcorn” Shooting Trial Set For March
MO Legislature Overrides Veto, Allows Schools to Arm & Train Teachers
Detroit Front-Porch Shooter Gets 17 to 32 Year Sentence

 

PODCAST #007: When Can a Gun Be Used Against an Unarmed Attacker? (September 11, 2014)

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This podcast is based on Law of Self Defense Institute Video Lecture: #006, and as the title suggests it explores the circumstances under which it may be legally permissible to use a gun against an unarmed aggressor.

 

PODCAST #006: “Legal Analysis: Was Ray Rice’s Punch to Wife’s Head Lawful Self-Defense?” (September 9, 2014)


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Some have claimed that Ray Rice’s knockout punch to his wife’s face was an act of lawful self-defense. This podcast explores related issues, such as proportionality of defensive force and reasonable fear of harm.

 

PODCAST #005: “When seconds count, the police are only minutes away.” (September 4, 2014)


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The podcast is based on a recently released 911 recording. In it one hears a panicked widow at home who is forced to wait for police as an intruder breaks in. Unfortunately, the intruder finds her hiding in her bathroom before the police arrive, and immediately attacks her. Fortunately, she was armed, and the intruder was soon shot (and outraged at the injury). Hear the whole event captured on the 911 recording.

 

PODCAST #004: The Intersection of Tactics and Law (July 24, 2014)

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This podcast is based on the Law of Self Defense Institute Video Lecture #004, “The Intersection of Tactics and the Law”. Both explore defensive tactics that are both effective at keeping you alive when subject to criminal attack as well as diminishing your perceived legal vulnerability when the prosecutor receives the investigative report. Learn important keys to winning BOTH the physical AND the legal fight.

 

PODCAST #003: Self-Defense Immunity and Self-Defense “Insurance” (June 28, 2014)

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This podcast is based on the Law of Self Defense Institute Video Lecture #003, “Self-Defense Immunity and Self-Defense “Insurance”. As the title suggests, this podcast explores various types of self-defense immunity provisions adopted by the states, including both criminal and civil immunity. In addition, it addresses some of the benefits and weaknesses of various models of self-defense insurance being offered today.

 

PODCAST #002: Defense of Others: Legal Options and Perils (June 14, 2014)

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This podcast is based on the Law of Self Defense Institute Video Lecture #002, “Defense of Others: Pragmatic and Legal Differences from Self-Defense”. As the title suggests, this podcast explores various types of self-defense immunity provisions adopted by the states, including both criminal and civil immunity. In addition, it addresses some of the benefits and weaknesses of various models of self-defense insurance being offered today.

 

PODCAST #001: Stand-Your-Ground: What it is, what it isn’t, & why it’s important (June 6, 2014)

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This podcast is based on the Law of Self Defense Institute Video Lecture #001, “Stand Your Ground: What it is, what it isn’t, and why it’s important”. As the title suggests, this podcast provides a comprehensive lecture on Stand-Your-Ground law in the United States.