QOTW: With No Safe Retreat, What Actions Are My Best Legal Defense

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Hey folks, This week’s Law of Self Defense: Question of the Week comes from "Alec Atchison" (@PatsPokesNSox):

If I’m somewhere that I have a duty to retreat, but no safe avenue of retreat is possible, what actions can I take to put myself on the best legal ground?

This is a great question because although it seems simple on its face it raises a number of interesting issues.

For the entire post, head over to Ammoland.com:

With No Safe Retreat, What Actions Are My Best Legal Defense

--Andrew, @LawSelfDefense

Andrew F. Branca is an MA lawyer and the author of the seminal book “The Law of Self Defense, 2nd Edition," available at the Law of Self Defense blog, Amazon.com (paperback and Kindle), Barnes & Noble (paperback and Nook), and elsewhere. In addition to the book, Andrew also conducts Law of Self Defense Seminars all around the country. Seminars for 2014 are currently being scheduled, if you'd like to see one held in your area fill out the comment box on the LOSD Seminar review page, where you can also see reviews of recently completed seminars in New Hampshire, Maine, Texas, Massachusetts, Ohio, Virginia, Florida, South Carolina, Georgia, and elsewhere. Andrew is also a contributing author on self defense law topics to Combat Handguns, Ammoland.com, Legal Insurrection, and others. You can follow Andrew on Twitter at @LawSelfDefense and using #LOSD2, on Facebook, and at his blog, The Law of Self Defense.