News/Q&A Show: April 2, 2020

Welcome to the first-ever episode of our newest Law of Self Defense Show: News/Q&A! These News/Q&A shows are intended to be rather loosely defined, and will cover use-of-force events in the news–mostly events brought to our attention by, and of interest to, the Law of Self Defense community, as well as answer questions sent in by the Law of Self Defense community either beforehand or submitted during the shot itself. We plan to do these …

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After Action Analysis: March 31, 2020

This week’s After Action Analysis show does it’s usual plain-English legal analysis of a use-of-force event captured on video. Unlike the typical After Action Analysis show, however, this particular use-of-force event is a product of one man’s imagination—literally one Mann’s imagination, by which I mean movie director Michael Mann. If the name Michael Mann is not familiar to you, and you’re a red-blooded American male, then shame on you—but certainly the many movies and TV …

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Cases of the Week: March 30, 2020

Hey folks, This week’s Cases of the Week, for the week ending March 27, 2020, includes four of the most important and interesting appellate court decisions (case law) on use-of-force cases in the last week out of the following states: Florida, Michigan, Texas and Utah If your state wasn’t in that list, don’t lose interest, you can likely learn a lot from those cases even if your state is not listed, because the general principles of …

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Andrew Guests on “Taking the Lid Off” Podcast

Hey folks, I was recently interviewed at length for the “Taking the Lid Off” Podcast, hosted by military veteran Chad Ray Faulkner, and that episode of the podcast was just released today, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to share that appearance with all of you. It’s about an hour long, so if you’re puttering about the house you can just have it playing in the background, if you like (or, if you’re a …

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Self-Defense Law as an Algorithm

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NEW! “Law of Self Defense: Principles” AUDIO BOOK!

Hey folks, I’m very excited to announce the first-ever Law of Self Defense audio book:  “Law of Self Defense: Principles.” We’ve been asked for years when we’re going to have an audio book version of our best-selling book, “The Law of Self Defense, 3rd Edition” (hundreds of reviews on Amazon, 5-star rated!), and we finally have an answer: TODAY!  “Law of Self Defense: Principles” is an abridged version of that best-selling book, and includes the most …

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After Action Analysis: March 24, 2020

Hey folks, In today’s show we’ll be looking at an event in which two men parked in a pickup truck are confronted by an apparently emotionally disturbed woman wielding a knife. Our focus will be on the self-defense law element of Imminence, and understanding that element using the Ability-Opportunity-Jeopardy framework. We’ll also step through the importance of being able to not merely articulate your use-of-force decisions after the fact, but of being able to do …

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Cases of the Week: March 23, 2020

Hey folks, This week’s Cases of the Week, for the week ending March 20, 2020, includes the four most important and interesting appellate court decisions (case law) on use-of-force cases in the last week out of the following states: Arizona, Idaho, Louisiana, and Texas If your state wasn’t in that list, don’t lose interest, you can likely learn a lot from those cases even if your state is not listed, because the general principles of self-defense …

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Law of Self Defense Q&A Show: March 22, 2020

Hey folks, Recognizing that many of you are trapped in your homes because of various COVID-related lockdowns, we decided to do an impromptu Q&A Show as a Facebook Live event, and capture the replay here on the Law of Self Defense blog. Enjoy!  –Andrew Attorney Andrew F. Branca Law of Self Defense LLCLaw of Self Defense CONSULT Program

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Law of Self Defense Q&A Show: March 21, 2020

Hey folks, Recognizing that many of you are trapped in your homes because of various COVID-related lockdowns, we decided to do an impromptu Q&A Show as a Facebook Live event, and capture the replay here on the Law of Self Defense blog. Enjoy! –Andrew Attorney Andrew F. Branca Law of Self Defense LLCLaw of Self Defense CONSULT Program

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