COTW: Beating An Unconscious “Aggressor” Is Not Self-Defense

In this Case of the Week we take a look at a bar fight out of Oshkosh WI that left one of the combatants dead and the other charged with first-degree murder and arguing desperately for self-defense immunity in order to avoid prosecution. The facts here are as reported in the Des Moines Register. [UPDATE:  On Monday, February 4, 2019, a jury found the defendant in this case, Rodney Henricksen, guilty of second-degree murder.] [NOTE:  …

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