Criminal Law

When Is Self-Defense Justified?

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Self-defense is often used by the defense in situations that include acts of violence. Find out when self-defense can and cannot be applied.

Criminal Law: When is Police Use of Force Justified?

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Examine what police use of force is, when it’s used and justified, and more in our in-depth report on the issue.

What Is A Criminal Act And Does It Have To Be Intentional?

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Criminal law dominates every part of American society. Find out the difference between felonies, misdemeanors, and wobblers.