Andrew was a guest on the August 16, 2017 episode of "Concealed Carry Podcast," hosted by Riley Bowman and Jason Paulsen. (podcast.concealedcarry.com)
Also available as a video blogcast: https://youtu.be/N5WZc8kQEaU
In ~90 minutes we cover a lot of ground, including:
“Stand-Your-Ground” what it means and doesn’t mean
Distinguish SYG from self-defense immunity
Thirteen duty-to-retreat states.
How does the “Duty to Retreat” work?
Importance of retreating even in SYG states.
How rarely SYG is relevant in so-called high-profile SYG cases.
More fake “science” on SYG from JAMA Internal Medicine
How the DOJ/FBI crime data underestimates justifiable homicides
“Castle Doctrine,” and it’s various flavors in different states
Distinguishing “castle doctrine” from “defense of dwelling”
Legal implications of provocative stickers/symbols
Self-defense as authority to neutralize the threat, not kill the threat
Danger of a light trigger opening the door to claim of negligence, and losing legal defense of self-defense
The myth of “show me a case where …”
“Can my training be used against me in court?”
Interacting with the police
Importance of preserving exculpatory evidence/witnesses
Knowing the law allows defender to act DECISIVELY
How to pick an attorney
Danger of relying apparent plain meaning of statutes
Importance of court decisions in defining/applying the law
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