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Articles on USAdojo.com about self defense and the law.

A Defense Attorneys Perspective on Self-Defense

After reading the article defining assault, battery, and giving advice on handguns by Trooper Rodney Manuel in the last issue of the Gateway, I...

What You Should Know When Dealing With Police

The majority of individuals practicing any martial arts related activities are not educated on what they can and cannot do in a self-defense situation....

Civil and Criminal Liability for Martial Artists

A Guide to Civil and Criminal Liability for Martial Artists in Physical Altercations by Judge Anthony P. Calisi (ret.) on injuryclaimcoach.com It is imperative that there is a...

The Law of Self Defense

A Sad Story (And a Warning) One night Marcus went to a party with his girlfriend, Rebecca. Walking in they saw a raucous crowd surrounding...

Self Defense and the Law

In the old days, the Chinese believed that a trained martial artist should never use his skills, for fighting an untrained opponent is unfair...

The Right to Self-Defense

As a veteran of both the martial arts and the law enforcement communities for a number of decades, the topic of self-defense takes on...

Dispense with Restraint

When is it alright for a martial artist to dispense with restraint in real life confrontations? A tough question with no easy answer. Indeed...

Avoid Being Shot By Police

Many martial artists tend to get involved in situations that most citizens would avoid; especially situations involving violence. The confidence building nature of self-defense...

Legal Risks in Self-Defense

There is legal risks in self defense. Anytime you use your martial arts skills (use-of-force) against another person, even if you are justified in...

Use of Force in a Fight: What Level of Force Can...

Every adversary you come across is going to have the same level of fighting skills and the same reasons for fighting you, right? Wrong....

Second Amendment Secures An Individual Right To Keep And Bear Arms

The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) today hailed a report from the U.S....

To Keep and Bear Arms

The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) today hailed a report from the U.S....