Posts Tagged ‘Use of Force’
Hatchet Wielding Lunatic Teaches Lesson on Real-Life Violence
Violent encounters like this one in a New York City restaurant seem to be commonplace. We could spend a lot of time analyzing the many useful lessons this video provides. However, let’s just hit on one of those, a question I saw posted on the original forum where I found this video. Is deadly force…Read More
When is a Punch Considered Deadly Force?
A seventeen-year-old is facing a manslaughter charge after an April 21 fight in Brunswick, Georgia. No, he didn’t shoot anyone with his everyday carry (EDC) handgun. The young man didn’t stab the person with his knife. He punched a 41-year-old man one time. The incident resulted in the older man’s death. There are a couple…Read More
Can You Shoot a Peeping Tom – The “Fear Factor”
A woman in Texas shot a man claiming she was in fear of her life. The incident started shortly before 11 PM on Friday, September 10th. According to reports, while she was in her bedroom, the homeowner loed out her window. When she did, she saw an unknown male outside her home. She said the…Read More
Are you Your Own Worst Character Witness?
Because you carry a firearm, you are at a higher risk of ending up in court. Yes, you may also be less likely to die at the hands of an attacker, but you carry a firearm to mitigate that risk. What do you do to mitigate the risk of ending up in court that could…Read More
Episode 148: Stand Your Ground – Self Defense Law with Andrew Branca
Riley and Jacob had the privilege of interviewing Andrew Branca, the top attorney in the U.S. for all things self-defense law. Andrew is the author of the bo The Law of Self Defense and is an experienced attorney who teaches at the FBI’s National Academy, has taught at Sig Sauer Academy, appears on the Outdoor Channel’s TV show “The Best Defense”, and writes extensively for websites and blogs on including the National Review. He is often quoted as a subject matter expert on use-of-force law by major national and broadcast media. He regularly consults with attorneys across the nation on various self-defense cases. In this episode we get into “Stand Your Ground” law, “Castle Doctrine”, “Make My Day”, how to deal with law enforcement and the consequences immediately following a defensive gun use.Read More