Large list of cases for Self Defense

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    Large list of cases for Self Defense

    This is a pretty long list of cases, with discriptions of each, I'll only post the index and the link.

    The cases explored.
    American Journal of Criminal Law

    Summer 2000

    293

    THE SELF-DEFENSE CASES:

    HOW THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT CONFRONTED A HANGING JUDGE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY AND TAUGHT SOME LESSONS FOR JURISPRUDENCE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST



    David B. Kopel [FNa1]

    Copyright 2000 University of Texas School of Law; David B. Kopel

    Table of Contents

    I. Introduction .................................................. ...... 294
    II. Jurisdiction and Background ......................................... 296
    III. The Cases .................................................. ......... 296
    A. Gourko v. United States: Carrying a Gun is an Innocent Act ..... 296
    B. Starr v. United States: Even Criminals May Use Deadly Force in
    Resisting Attacks by Law Enforcement Officers ..................... 296
    C. Thompson v. United States: There is Nothing Wrong with Carrying
    a Rifle for Protection ............................................ 296
    D. Beard v. United States: There is No Duty to Retreat Before
    Using Deadly Force ................................................ 296
    E. Allison v. United States: Self-Defense is for Juries to
    Evaluate, Not for Judges to Exclude ............................... 296
    F. Wallace v. United States: Prior Threats by an Attacker are
    Relevant to a Defendant's Use of Deadly Force ..................... 296
    G. Alberty v. United States: No Duty to Retreat when Confronting a
    Spouse's Paramour ................................................. 296
    H. Acers v. United States: Judge Parker is Affirmed ............... 296
    I. Allen v. United States: Self-Defense Decisions Can be Made in a
    Hurry; There is a Duty to Retreat on Public Property .............. 296
    J. Rowe v. United States: Withdrawal from a Fight Revives the
    Right to Self-Defense ............................................. 296
    K. Brown v. United States: Detached Reflection Cannot be Demanded
    in the Presence of an Uplifted Knife .............................. 296
    IV. The Significance of the Self-Defense Cases .......................... 296
    A. Judge Parker Fires Back ........................................ 296
    B. What Made the Defendants in the Self-Defense Cases so
    Sympathetic to the Supreme Court? ................................. 296
    C. Do the Self-Defense Cases Have Any Modern Application? ......... 296



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    Excellent!!!

    As well this is directly relevant to an ongoing thread at another site where I literally just now came from.
    I cannot believe the luck and timing of this.
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