TOMORROW: Legal Risks of Using a Suppressor for Home Defense

Tomorrow, Sept. 16, we’ll be covering a particularly interesting topic in our weekly live Law of Self Defense News/Q&A Show, and exploring the legal risks of using a suppressor in home defense. TOMORROW: Legal Risks of Using a Suppressor for Home Defense That show airs live tomorrow, Sept. 16, at 4PM ET on the Law of Self Defense Facebook page (http://facebook.com/lawofselfdefense) and at the member …

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Another Defense of Car Scenario:  Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?

Welcome to today’s Law of Self Defense Members-only content! I am, of course, Attorney Andrew Branca, for Law of Self Defense. Yesterday I wrote about a Florida man who confronted a youth breaking into a car, ultimately shooting the youth in the back as the youth fled the scene, with the result that the shooter …

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Poor Judgment Leads to Possible Life Sentence for Well-Intentioned Gun Owner

Welcome to today’s Law of Self Defense Members-only content! I am, of course, Attorney Andrew Branca, for Law of Self Defense. Today I’d like to share with you a news story out of the Gainesville FL area, as reported by the local Alachua County Sheriff’s Office.  As the headline to today’s post suggests, this story …

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Shooting a Peeping Tom: Subjective Fear Alone Is Not Enough

Welcome to today’s Law of Self Defense Members-only content! I am, of course, Attorney Andrew Branca, for Law of Self Defense. Today I’d like to share with you a news story out of Houston in which a woman inside her home who spotted a Peeping Tom looking through her window.  She apparently fired several rounds …

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LOSD Members Update:  Max Pain Edition

Welcome to today’s Law of Self Defense Members-only content! I am, of course, Attorney Andrew Branca, for Law of Self Defense. Today I’d like to share with you a bit of news that would normally fall under the umbrella of private info, but which I feel obliged to share with all of you who are …

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Law of Self Defense News/Q&A Show: September 2, 2021

Welcome to this episode of our ONLY open-access content, our weekly News/Q&A Show. A transcript of the show is available at the Law of Self Defense Blog (http://lawofselfdefense.com/blog), with links to all relevant content mentioned. In today’s News/Q&A Show for September 2, 2021 we did things in a different way than normal, and focused exclusively on discussing and answering live questions about the Ashli Babbitt shooting …

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Very Disappointing: Professor Jonathan Turley Op-Ed On Ashli Babbitt

Yesterday I published a detailed legal analysis of the shooting death of Ashli Babbitt by Capitol Police Lt. Michael Byrd, in response to a recent tsunami of requests to do so.  You can find that analysis here: “Sad but True: Jan. 6 Shooting of Ashli Babbitt was Legally Justified.” Because of the great public interest …

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Sad but True: Jan. 6 Shooting of Ashli Babbitt was Legally Justified

I’ve been receiving a virtual tsunami of requests to do a use of force legal analysis of the shooting death of January 6 protestor Ashli Babbitt by Capitol Police Lieutenant Michael Byrd as Babbitt appeared to be attempting to violently breach the barricaded doorway being guarded by Byrd. In fact, I did a detailed legal …

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