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Experts Weigh In On Validity Of Self-Defense Shootings

Monday, January 29, 2007

When a South Hall homeowner shot and killed an armed intruder, it was a fairly easy call by officials not to bring criminal charges. Prosecutors and police often must wrestle with the facts of each case, and, in recent years, legislators have passed new laws they say strengthen a citizen`s rights to use deadly force in self-defense.

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