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Detroit Front Porch Shooting case: Day 3 Mid-Day Wrap-Up

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 28, 2014 at 1:50pm 7/28/2014 at 1:50pm

Today continues with the third day of the murder trial of Theodore Wafer in the Detroit front porch shooting death of Renisha McBride.  We covered days two and one here (presented in reverse chronological order):

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Detroit Front Porch Shooting case: Day 1 End-of-Day Wrap-Up

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 7:05pm 7/23/2014 at 7:05pm

This afternoon I was helpfully directed to a live video stream of the Wafer trial, suggesting the streaming of the trial is not explicitly prohibited, as I had been led to believe Unfortunately the feed was of such low quality it was effectively useless. It seems even the provider recognized this,...

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The Key Self-Defense Trials Coming in Summer 2014

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 28, 2014 at 5:20pm 4/28/2014 at 5:20pm

Yesterday I promised an update on the key self-defense trials coming our way over the course of this summer, and so here I am to keep that promise.

Before I get into that, however, I’d like to share a couple of items that have been brought to my attention in the last...

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How the Michigan Porch Shooting case may be defended

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 4:59pm 12/29/2013 at 4:59pm

On December 18 a pre-trial hearing was held in the shooting case of Renisha McBride in Detroit.

The purpose of the hearing was to determine whether the second degree murder charge against the defendant, Theodore Wafer, ought to be dismissed or whether there existed sufficient grounds to bind Wafer over for trial.

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Analysis: Self-Defense Claim May be Legally Weak in Michigan Porch Shooting

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 8:16pm 11/27/2013 at 8:16pm

Earlier this month, a man allegedly shot a woman through the front screen door of his porch when the woman knocked or banged on it after reportedly crashing her car nearby in suburban Detroit, Michigan.  The case has since made news headlines.

I’ve been asked repeatedly to comment on the purported self-defense...

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