Do Martial Arts Skills Increase Legal Jeopardy?

You’re a martial artist who observes a woman being victimized by her domestic abuser.  You intervene in her defense, the confrontation turns physical, you throw some punches at the abuser.  You connect, the abuser falls, and hits his head on the ground. He dies of the head injury. Is it possible that the criminal justice system, prosecutors, judges, and jurors, will evaluate your use-of-force differently because of your martial arts training than they would that …

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