Recent decisions of Ohio’s 8th District Court appeals reach into issues of accomplice liability in attempted crimes, whether attempted felony murder exists, unavailable witnesses, and free speech in government buildings.
Ohio’s Castle Doctrine is a part of self-defense law that allows for force to meet force in certain situations involving a residence or vehicle. Understand some of the finer points of the Ohio castle doctrine and how it relates to self-defense law.
Ohio self defense law places the burden of proving that self defense on the defendant. As the only state with this self defense law, change may be coming through legislation backed by the NRA.