Yes, Even Criminals Can Claim Self-Defense for a Killing

It may seem counter-intuitive that a person engaged in criminal conduct could kill someone and then be permitted to attempt to justify the killing as lawful self-defense. After all, just yesterday I wrote in the Post of the Day that an armed robber who suddenly finds himself facing his victim’s gun, and who shoots the victim in order to avoid being shot by the victim, cannot justify his shooting of the victim as self-defense. The …

Yes, Even Criminals Can Claim Self-Defense for a Killing Read More »

Sorry this material has been restricted to certain levels of LOSD membership. If you are a member click here to log in (and then refresh this page). To learn about our various memberships and their differing levels of access click here. (There is a completely FREE access option!).