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Proving Self-Defense in Criminal Cases

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Date Published

May 22, 2020


Oakland County Bar Association


Criminal Law


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If your client has been charged with a crime, she may be able to assert a claim of self-defense. Using real-life examples, this seminar will teach you how to navigate through deciding when self-defense should be asserted at trial, learning the jury instructions associated with the defense and how to use them to your advantage.

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Paulette Loftin

Paulette Loftin is a criminal defense, divorce, family law and driver’s license appeals attorney. She studied at the... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Proving Self-Defense in Criminal Cases - Video
Proving Self-Defense in Criminal Cases - Paper
Proving Self-Defense in Criminal Cases - PowerPoint
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If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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How to Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

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