I pull back the curtain on Self Defense. The concept of self defense comes from common law and has always been a part of the American justice system. Over the years, issues have arisen over whether a person has a duty to retreat before using deadly force or whether an individual is entitled to stand his ground. While the laws vary from state to state, the issue always boils down to: What were the circumstances surrounding the use of deadly force?
TRIAL LAWYER MENTOR Quick Tip:
Tips for helping to put your audience or your jurors in the shoes of your client to get them to at least empathize with or at the very best root for the protagonist of your story.
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