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Self Defense And The Law 5 Reasonableness

The elements of a successful defense claim are, innocence, imminence, proportionality, avoidance and finally, reasonableness.  Literally everything you do during a self-defense incident must be considered "reasonable" by law enforcement and the court if it goes that far.  The jury will us

Self Defense Law 4: Avoidance

Thus far we have covered three of the five elements of self-defense;  Innocence, Imminence and Proportionality.  This article is about a 4th element known as "Avoidance."  It is really common sense to a degree, it makes sense to avoid shooting an aggressor, or risk getting shot if you can avoid

Equality of Force

We have learned two of the elements of self defense claims are innocence and imminence.  Another element is called "proportionality."  Proportionality simply defined says you cannot use greater force than your assailant uses. Meaning; you cannot use deadly force to defend yourself agai

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