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General Category => Hock on fighting, fighting science and philosophies => Topic started by: Hock on February 11, 2015, 05:28:53 PM

Title: Three Legal Filters of Self Defense You Need To Know
Post by: Hock on February 11, 2015, 05:28:53 PM
"This topic comes up a lot when I teach. These questions...
     "What action can I take?"
     "Can I kill the guy"
     "Can I tear his eyeballs out?"
     ...and as they said in the Sopranos - "yadda-yadda-yadda."

     Questions around about like these.
     By now, we all know the legal mainstays of deadly force for citizens and police, the whole, "in fear of life thing" and for the sake of brevity I'll skip them here and go with a very realistic addendum to the subject I use to explain the ugliness to people. This three-filter observation fits well in the American system and abstractly in the legal systems of other countries..."