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Shawn Vincent

The Four Elements of Self Defense: Reasonable Fear

Virtually every self-defense case begins with a conflict that escalates to the point of violence. And in virtually...

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The Four Elements of Self Defense: Escalation

Virtually every self-defense case begins with a conflict that escalates to the point of violence. And in virtually...

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Exploring Location and the Four Elements of Self Defense

A look at how location factors into the four elements of self-defense, and whether or not a defensive shooting will...

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Knowing When Not to Shoot: The Lee Bartlett Story

When we examine self-defense cases, looking for lessons for the concealed carrier, we all too often find that shootings...

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A Fine Line Between Self-Defense and Murder

If you're ever in a position where you're tempted to stand your ground --even if you are legally allowed to do so --...

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Did Florida, the birthplace of “Stand-your-ground,” just make the controversial law friendlier to Accused Shooters?

Florida lawmakers passed a bill that would put a tougher burden of proof on prosecutors during pretrial immunity...