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Self-Defense Law 101 in Tennessee

Before examining the right of self-defense in Tennessee, it is important to understand what force and deadly force mean here.  Force is defined as “compulsion by the use of physical power or violence.”

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Self-Defense Law 101 in New Mexico

In New Mexico, the use of force and deadly force may be legally justified under certain circumstances. This article will first address the use of...

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California Self-Defense 101

Jane Doe is awoken in the middle of the night to the sounds in her backyard. She looks out her bedroom window and sees three young men spray painting...

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Kansas Self-Defense 101

The distinction between an act that is a crime and one that is carried out in self-defense requires a determination of who is the aggressor...

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Illinois Self Defense 101

The legal concept of one’s ability to defend themselves is not new concept. It can be dated all the way back to ancient Rome...

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Can Your Kid Invite the Authorities Into Your Home? The Limits of Voluntary Consent | Pennsylvania

You’re on an important work call when the doorbell rings. You motion for your 16-year-old son to find out who’s there, and you step into the other room...

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Can Your Kid Invite the Authorities Into Your Home? The Limits of Voluntary Consent | South Carolina

You’re on an important work call when the doorbell rings. You motion for your 16-year-old son to find out who’s there, and you step into the other room...

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Can Your Kid Invite the Authorities Into Your Home? The Limits of Voluntary Consent | Virginia

You’re on an important work call when the doorbell rings. You motion for your 16-year-old son to find out who’s there, and you step into the other room...

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I Got A Great Deal On A Gun! How Can You Tell if It’s “Legit” or Stolen?

What if you bought a gun in a private sale that turned out to be lost, stolen or used in a crime? Here's what an Independent Program Attorney had to say...

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Can Your Kid Invite the Authorities Into Your Home? The Limits of Voluntary Consent | Ohio

You’re on an important work call when the doorbell rings. You motion for your 16-year-old son to find out who’s there, and you step into the other room...

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Can Your Kid Invite the Authorities Into Your Home? The Limits of Voluntary Consent | Oklahoma

You’re on an important work call when the doorbell rings. You motion for your 16-year-old son to find out who’s there, and you step into the other room...

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Can Your Kid Invite the Authorities Into Your Home? The Limits of Voluntary Consent | North Carolina

You’re on an important work call when the doorbell rings. You motion for your 16-year-old son to find out who’s there, and you step into the other room...

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