Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Explaining the deadly force decision: the opportunity factor

Part I: We looked at the ramifications of bad advice on armed self defense being given to the gun-buyer at a dealer'.s shop. Part II: we defined the levels of homicide. Part III: justifiable homicide was quantified. Part IV: the first of the necessary ingredients for a justifiable homicide, the ability factor, was detailed.

The triad that completes the situation that warrants justifiable use of lethal force, "Immediate and otherwise unavoidable danger of death or grave bodily harm to the innocent," are ability, opportunity, and jeopardy. Read More

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