Andrew Branca to Debate Stand-Your-Ground at UC Berkeley


Hey folks, Guess who's been invited by UC Berkeley to take the "pro" side of a debate on Stand-Your-Ground?

Haha, yep. Little ol' me. :)

Last time I debated a California academic on Stand-Your-Ground, on NPR, he lost the power of speech halfway through.

Well, maybe they'll have better luck this time.

Debate is the evening of April 17, 5-8PM, on the Berkeley campus.  Other details--such as who will be on the "con" side of the debate, and whether the debate will be open to the public, are not yet known to be.  As soon as they share those details with me, I'll share them with you.

This ought to be great fun!

--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, (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,, 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.