MO Child Kills Aggressive Man with Bow & Arrow: Lawful Self-Defense?

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Legal Analysis/Explanation of Rittenhouse Evidentiary Hearing

Welcome to today’s Law of Self Defense Members-only content! I am, of course, Attorney Andrew Branca, for Law of Self Defense. NOTE: We’re now aggregating all our Rittenhouse-specific analysis and commentary here:  Law of Self Defense: Rittenhouse Today I’d like to share with you my legal analysis/explanation of the Kyle Rittenhouse pre-trial evidentiary hearing that …

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Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day for Prosecution at Kyle Rittenhouse Evidentiary Hearing: Part 1

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LOSD Members Update: Less Pain Edition

Hey folks, Just a quick note to follow up on my “Max Pain Edition” post last week regarding my (then) rather intense back/hip/leg pain. First, many thanks to all the offered sympathy and therapeutic suggestions. Second, the pain level has been decreasing gradually but steadily each day, currently down to maybe 5%, which is entirely …

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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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