"The Law of Self Defense, 2nd Edition": TABLE OF CONTENTS

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Below you will find the TABLE OF CONTENTS to the Law of Self Defense, 2nd Edition.

We have also made available the entirety of the INTRODUCTION of the Law of Self Defense, 2nd Edition here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 1 - CRIMINAL LAW: WHAT TO EXPECT

STANDARDS OF PROOF

BURDENS OF PROOF

THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE “PIPELINE”

THE CRIME CHARGED

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CHAPTER 2 - PRINCIPLE 1:  INNOCENCE

DEFINITION OF PROVOCATION

THRESHOLDS

REGAINING INNOCENCE

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TABLES

Table 2-1: Provocation/Aggressor Laws, by State

Table 2-2: Recovering Innocence Laws, by State

 

CHAPTER 3 - PRINCIPLE 2:  IMMINENCE

THE AOJ TRIAD

BATTERED SPOUSE SYNDROME

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TABLES

Table 3-1:  Battered Spouse Syndrome, Statutes & Case Law, by State

 

CHAPTER 4 - PRINCIPLE 3:  PROPORTIONALITY

DEADLY VERSUS NON-DEADLY FORCE

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TABLES

Table 4-1: When Deadly Force is Justified, by State

 

CHAPTER 5 - PRINCIPLE 4:  AVOIDANCE

DUTY TO RETREAT

CASTLE DOCTRINE

STAND YOUR GROUND

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TABLES

Table 5-1:  Laws Governing the Duty to Retreat, Before Deadly & Non-Deadly Force, by State

 

CHAPTER 6 - PRINCIPLE 5:  REASONABLENESS

OBJECTIVE REASONABLENESS:  MEET REASONABLE RALPH

SUBJECTIVE REASONABLENESS

PRESUMPTIONS OF REASONABLENESS

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TABLES

Table 6-1:  Legal Presumption of Reasonableness, by State

 

CHAPTER 7 - DEFENSE OF OTHERS

DEFENSE OF OTHERS AS PARALLEL TO SELF DEFENSE

ADDITIONAL RULES TO DEFENDING OTHERS

ALTER EGO REQUIREMENTS

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TABLES

Table 7-1.  Justifiable Use of Force in Defense of Others, by State

 

CHAPTER 8 - DEFENSE OF PROPERTY

HIGHLY DEFENSIBLE PROPERTY

MODESTLY DEFENSIBLE PROPERTY

WHEN THE LAW ALLOWS FOR GREATER FORCE

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TABLES

Table 8-1.  Use of non-deadly force in defense of property, by state

Table 8-2.  Use of deadly force in defense of property, by state

 

CHAPTER 9 - IN  THE AFTERMATH

CONSCIOUSNESS OF GUILT

CONSCIOUSNESS OF INNOCENCE

YOUR ATTACKER’S REPUTATION

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TABLES

Table 9-1  Admissibility of Reputation/Character or Prior Acts of Attacker

Table 9-2.  Consciousness of Guilt Evidence, by State

 

CHAPTER 10 - CRAFTING A LEGALLY SOUND STRATEGY

KEEP OUT OF TROUBLE

MINIMIZE YOUR LEGAL EXPOSURE

DECISION-MAKING UNDER STRESS

DIMINISHING YOUR PERCEIVED LEGAL VULNERABILITY

THE FIVE THINGS TO COMMUNICATE TO THE POLICE

FACILITATING ACCEPTANCE OF EVENTS

 

POSTSCRIPT


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--Andrew, @LawSelfDefense