The Closing Window of Imminence

A Bronx man comes across a burglar breaking into his house. The homeowner brings deadly force against the burglar—a use of force explicitly permitted under New York law. The burglar dies as a result. Now the homeowner is charged with murder! Wondering how the homeowner could be charged with the murder of the burglar when New York law explicitly allows for the use of deadly force to stop a burglary? Ready to hear the rest …

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