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Busting the Durable Myth That US Self-Defense Law Uniquely Fails to Protect Human Life

Self-defense is one of criminal law’s most controversial topics, and there is one thing that people get wrong about it: a lot of people claim that U.S. self-defense law is exceptionally severe by international standards. This belief fails to recognize that U.S. self-defense law is, in fact, very much within the international mainstream.