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Jul 24, 2023

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're looking at a few specific defenses in Criminal Law, which - if used successfully - may exonerate a defendant or reduce their punishment.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Factual and affirmative defenses
  • Perfect and imperfect affirmative defenses
  • The defense of duress
  • Defenses having to do with the defendant's mental state
  • Self-defense and defense of others
  • Analyzing two essay questions from previous California bar exams


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