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Walker man who shot home invader sentenced to 3 years; case tested ‘stand your ground’ law

I came across an interesting article today: https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/communities/livingston_tangipahoa/article_5433a446-700b-11e8-9986-33e43510645e.html As usual, the media seems to get the legal terminology a little bit wrong. “Stand your ground” law best refers to “no duty to retreat,” which is in Sections C and D of LA R.S. 14:19 and 14:20, respectively. All that says is that the jury is […]

Defensive Shooting in Baton Rouge – April 1, 2018

An armed robber was shot to death in Baton Rouge last weekend by an armed citizen after he attempted to rob the victim in front of a convenience store. Link to story According to the news report, the robber was standing outside of the convenience store and asked the victim/defender for money. The victim said […]

The Joe McKnight Road Rage Shooting Verdict

Yesterday, a Jefferson Parish Jury reached a verdict in this highly publicized case, sentencing the shooter to 30 years in prison for manslaughter. Take a moment to read this article. I believe that the court reached the correct result in this case under our laws, at least based on the information I have. I have […]

Drop the Ball

Read my latest article, “Drop the Ball,” on USACarry.com! https://www.usacarry.com/drop-the-ball/