Dressler, pp. 453-506: Self-Defense


a.      General Principles


Case: United States v. Peterson


a.      “Reasonable Belief” Requirement

i.         In General


Case: People v. Goetz


ii.       The Debate Continues: Objective, Subjective, or a Mixed Standard?


Case: State v. Wanrow


iii.     Battered Woman Syndrome and Beyond


Case: State v. Norman


Stephen J. Morse—The “New Syndrome Excuse Syndrome”


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