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Tag Archives: Self Defense

Criminal Law : Self Defense –  Deadly Force –  Verbal Threats

State v. Bruner (MLW No. 71348/Case No. SC95877 – 28 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Stith, J.; Draper, Russell, Powell and Breckenridge, JJ., concur; Wilson, J.; dissents in separate opinion filed; Fischer, C.J., concurs in opinion of Wilson, J.)

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Criminal Law :  Jury Instruction – Self Defense  –   Lesser-Included Offense

State v. Clay (MLW No. 71116/Case No. SC96016 – 17 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Breckenridge, J.; Fischer, C.J., Draper, Wilson, Russell and Stith, JJ., concur. Powell, J., not participating)

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