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Thursday, July 24, 2014

"When may a felon, who is generally barred from possessing a gun, get it to break up a fight?"

Eugene Volokh at The Volokh Conspiracy excerpts a recent Eighth Circuit opinion discussing federal law on justifiable law violations and providing an interesting glimpse into what judges view as reasonable alternatives in a brawl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/2014/07/when-may-a-felon-who-is-generally-barred-from-possessing-a-gun-get-it-to-break-up-a-fight.html

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