Andrew Branca, LOSD, on Zimmerman Panel at Cornell Law School

Hey folks, Well, I just saw an official copy of the notice over at Legal Insurrection regarding my panel appearance at Cornell Law School on Thursday, September 14, 4PM to 6PM (Room G90, Myron Taylor Hall) Admission is free, and the event is open to the public, but I’m told parking might be a challenge.  Still, I encourage all who are interested to attend.  I’m told refreshments will be served, but have no other details …

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Andrew Branca, LOSD, Exhibiting at Concord Gun Show This Weekend

Hey folks, I’ll be exhibiting this weekend at the Concord Gun Show, in Concord, NH, borrowing some table space from my buddy Mike Briggs, of New England Tactical. The show is being held at the Everett Ice Arena, 15 Loudon Road, Concord, NH (Exit 14 on I-93). If you’d like a chance to physically look over a copy of “The Law of Self Defense: The indispensable Guide for the Armed Citizen,” 2nd Edition, to buy …

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The 911 Call: Key Tactics for a Legally-Sound Self-Defense Strategy

I was talking recently with Mark Swinson, the proprietor (along with Blenda Sing) of Armed Citizens of Georgia Firearms Training, and he pointed out that I’d left a surprising gap in “The Law of Self Defense, 2nd Edition.  Specifically, he noted that although I do speak in the book about tactics for interacting with responding officers in the immediate aftermath of a use of force incident, I neglected to talk about similar tactics in the …

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BOOK REVIEW: “The Law of Self Defense, 2nd Edition”

Way back in 1998 Gila Hayes was kind enough to do a review of a self-defense law book written by a young lawyer and competitive shooter of whom pretty much nobody had ever heard.  I was that author, and the 1st edition of “The Law of Self Defense” was that book.  Fortunately, Gila liked the book, and her praise soon occupied a permanent location on the back cover of future printings of that 1st edition …

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Efforts to Repeal Stand-Your-Ground Falter, Fail . . . Backfire?

Hey folks, The much ballyhooed efforts to repeal the Stand Your Ground law in Florida have suffered an ignominious and well-deserved death. An enormous and bi-partisan majority of Florida legislators —72%– this week overwhelmingly declined to hold a special session for the purpose of even debating the repeal of SYG. For my full analysis on this breaking development, check out my full-length post over at Legal Insurrection: Efforts to Repeal Stand-Your-Ground Falter, Fail . . …

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TODAY! Law of Self Defense will be on NRA’s Cam & Co., Aug. 21, 2:40PM

Hey folks, TODAY! Tomorrow I’ll be an in-studio guest on the NRA’s Cam & Co. radio/news program, at 2:40PM. If you’d like to listen in, either live or on re-broadcast, I’m told these are the directions for doing so: Folks can tune in live at NRANews.com… And yes, there IS streaming video. 🙂  The segment will also be archived on the site, and SiriusXM runs our show at 9 pm E on Sirius Patriot Plus …

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Deceptive Trayvon Martin Shooting Reenactment Video Released

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has released a video is highly deceptive, and nothing more than a continuation of the propaganda campaign about the case. For a fuller take on how deceptive and shameful this video is, take a look at my blog post over at Legal Insurrection: Deceptive Trayvon Martin Shooting Reenactment Video Released –Andrew, @LawSelfDefense LOSD2 SEMINAR ALERT Andrew is currently in the process of planning his Fall 2013 Seminars. Please see Law of …

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NEW! LOSD Seminar, Toledo, OH, Sept. 14, 9AM

Hey folks, Well, I’ve got another LOSD Seminar locked in for the fall, our THIRD in Ohio, the morning of September 14, 9AM. Our host is Jon Modene, of RE/MAX Masters.  Jon is graciously making his conference room available for our use at no charge, keeping the per person price of the seminar as low as possible.  If you need real estate services in the greater Toledo area, please consider making use of Jon team …

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NEW! LOSD Seminar, Columbia, SC, Oct. 19, 9AM

Hey folks, Well, I’ve got another LOSD Seminar locked in for the fall, this time in Columbia, SC. Our host this time is J.D. “Jim” Jones, who runs Self Defense CWP, “the midlands of South Carolina’s best concealed weapons permit classes.” (http://www.selfdefensecwp.com/) Thanks, Jim! If you live in the greater Columbia area, please consider Self Defense CWP for your firearms training needs. As usual, we expect the seats to go quickly, so if you’re interested …

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Merritt Landry Case: Overview of Louisiana’s Self-Defense Statutes

Hey folks, We’ll be covering the second degree murder trial of Merritt Landry, who was charged with second degree attempted murder for his shooting 14-year-old Marshall Coulter (described as a “professional thief” by his brother in news reports). Coulter had scaled a spiked metal fence to enter Landry’s property at 2AM, in a Louisiana neighborhood riven by burglaries, home invasions, and car-jackings. Landry, alerted to the presence of the intruder by his dog, and acting …

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