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Does Reversal of Siwatu-Salama Brandishing Conviction Expand Self-Defense?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 23, 2019 at 9:00am 8/23/2019 at 9:00am
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I’m seeing a lot of excitement in the gun community about the decision this week out of the Michigan court of appeals, People v. Siwatu-Salama. The drama around the decision represents some significant expansion of self-defense rights.

The decision does nothing of the sort. It is no reason to get excited o....

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Springfield (MO) Walmart Rifle/Body Armor Event is NOT a Second Amendment Case

https://www.news-leader.com/story/news/crime/2019/08/09/police-id-man-arrested-rifle-springfield-walmart/1965108001/
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 4:00pm 8/10/2019 at 4:00pm
https://www.news-leader.com/story/news/crime/2019/08/09/police-id-man-arrested-rifle-springfield-walmart/1965108001/

I’ve received a lot of requests to comment on the recent arrest of a man who walked into a Springfield, MO Walmart carrying a rifle, wearing body armor, and packing over 100 rounds of ammunition (all that according to news reports, of course). The man was held by gunpoint by another...

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Attorney Andrew Branca to Critique “Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2018 at 4:34pm 7/30/2018 at 4:34pm

It’s hard to believe, but my first post here at Legal Insurrection was on June 5, 2013. Naturally, it was a post covering the murder trial of George Zimmerman, after Professor Jacobson noticed some of my comments on his own posts and kindly invited me to contribute to the site.

I ended...

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Andrew Branca – 5th Anniversary at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 6:00pm 6/5/2018 at 6:00pm

On June 5, 2013, Legal Insurrection commenter Andrew Branca came on board at my request to help cover the upcoming trial of George Zimmerman for the killing of Trayvon Martin.

Andrew’s his first post here, Getting to Murder 2: Finding George Zimmerman’s “Depraved Mind”, evolved into the best coverage of the Zimmerman...

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Wikipedia Edit War over CNN legal analyst failure to pay Zimmerman debate wager

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 12:08pm 4/29/2014 at 12:08pm

Andrew Branca wrote the other day about his bet with CNN Legal Analyst Sunny Hostin, recorded on air at the Berkeley Law School Stand Your Ground debate, CNN analyst welches on bet after Andrew Branca wins “Stand-Your-Ground” Debate.

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Andrew Branca’s “Stand-Your-Ground” Talk at the NRA Annual Meeting

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 10:00am 4/27/2014 at 10:00am

The past several days I’ve been attending the National Rifle Associations’s Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, having been invited to speak at the NRA’s 17th Annual Firearms Law Symposium as part of the larger gathering.

The Annual Meeting is a massive event, with something on the order of 70,000 people attending, hundreds of...

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