Monthly Archives January 2021

Threats as Justifiable Force – a defense to Felony Aggravated Assault

In Texas, we love our guns.  You almost have to assume that every motorist is carrying a handgun in their vehicles.  Furthermore, many gun enthusiasts love the idea of obtaining a license to carry, so that they can go about their lives with extra peace of mind.  This is all well and good, but even a law-abiding citizen can quickly find themselves embroiled in the criminal justice system as a criminal defendant based on nothing more than an allegation by someone a police officer happens to find credible.  Even worse, it’s possible for certain less experienced officers, and even prosecutors,
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