Security Guards in Dallas Nightclub Shooting Likely to Claim Self Defense

In the early morning hours of New Years Day two security guards were arrested and charged with murder for the shooting death of [...]

Farmers Branch Officer Arrested for Murder

Earlier this week Farmers Branch police officer Kim Johnson was arrested for the felony charges of murder and aggravated assault. Sunday evening Johnson [...]

Tips on Explaining the Defendant’s Story in A Self-Defense Case

In order to get the issue of self-defense in a Texas murder case the defendant must almost always testify at his or her [...]

Dallas Man Claims Self Defense in Fatal Shooting

The case of a fatal shooting of an individual by a tow truck driver raises the issue of legal justification of deadly force when [...]

Who Has The Burden of Proof In Texas Self-Defense Cases

Texas self-defense law is some times called an ordinary defense as opposed to an affirmative defense. That is important because under Texas law [...]

Two Ways To Prove Self-Defense Without The Defendant Testifying

Under Texas Self-Defense law the defendant must almost always testify at trial in order to get a self-defense instruction to a jury. At [...]

Study Proves Shooters Position Can’t Be Proven By Shell Casings

A study made by the experts at Force Science Institute has found that experts can not accurately determine the location of a shooter [...]

Preparing A Defendant To Testify In A Self-Defense Case: 4 Things That Must Happen

In every trial a criminal attorney must decide if he or she will call he defendant to testify. If the criminal attorney is [...]

Getting Self-Defense Evidence Ready For Trial

FIVE GOALS FOR GETTING SELF DEFENSE EVIDENCE READY FOR TRIAL Texas self defense law can be very helpful to the criminal lawyer who [...]

Self Defense Experts In Trial

Expert witnesses can be extremely valuable witnesses when proving a self-defense case in trial. There 3 types of experts that are typically called [...]