[LMB] The ideal crime

M R Dolbear fm little.egret at dolbear.fastmail.fm
Thu Aug 15 00:59:37 BST 2019




On Wed, 14 Aug 2019, at 21:12, Matthew George wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 2:04 PM Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Defense of one's own life, or the life of another, is a legal defense for
> > homicide just about everywhere, at least here in the US.
 
In quite a few US states and DC defence of another has to be of a family member.

Defense of property is mostly Texas.

> I'm told in Great Britain defense of property isn't adequate, and you have
> to be able to prove that you were not only in reasonable fear for your life
> but that you had no other options.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-defence_in_English_law
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2008/4/section/76/enacted
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