A Louisiana store clerk who killed an armed robber was charged with manslaughter despite state law allowing deadly force in self-defense.
Rejecting the idea that Rittenhouse feared for his life or had to act in self-defense, the prosecution walked through the various reckless decisions taken by the young gunman.
Last week Rittenhouse’s lawyer Mark Richards said the young teenager could take the stand in his defense, allowing the 18-year-old some say into his mindset during the night of the deadly shootings.
Krav Maga, created by the Israeli military in the 1940s, is a self-defense technique that infuses boxing, wrestling, and fighting moves. The unique fighting technique has been modified for police as well as civilian use and is now being used as a workout. Charles Cherry, Co-Owner of Bowie Mixed Martial Arts and an expert in Krav Maga, joined […]
One of the jurors who rendered a guilty verdict in Theodore Wafer’s murder trial has come forward to say that “no one” believed he killed Renisha McBride in self-defense. “I’m surprised the jurors didn’t think he was honest,” said Wafer’s attorney, Cheryl Carpenter. Well, according to the juror, who spoke with the Detroit Free Press, […]
Former U.S. airman Michael Giles was jailed to 25 years in prison for standing his ground in Florida. He’s been in prison for four years now for what his supporters argue was a simple act of self-defense. With attention now on “stand your ground” laws, his family is hoping to stir up interest in his case […]
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