Self-defense | Definition

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Course: Introduction / Criminal Law

Self-defense is a criminal defense that allows for the use of force to protect one’s self from harm, as well as the protection of others.

The exact nature of self-defense laws varies greatly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.


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Last Modified: 07/17/2021

 

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