Spiderrob wrote:He was indicted.
He just was acquitted of the worse crimes.
Somehow I feel you have more assets, though, for the civil suit than Goetz did.
and crimes low now. People's attitudes are different.
But the law doesn't say they have to be armed.
The New York State legal standard for the self defense justification use of deadly force shifted after rulings in the case. New York jurors are now told to consider a defendant's background and to consider whether a reasonable person would feel imperiled if that reasonable person was the defendant.
So, if in fact I'm outnumbered and being threatened, I can shoot the motherfuckers.