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Whal

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Deadly force at night vs day
« on: April 08, 2016, 07:10:46 PM »
For lawyers, what is the logic of deadly force being justified for thief and vandalism at night but NOT during the day?

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Re: Deadly force at night vs day
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2016, 07:17:53 PM »
It's biblical.  Read the Old Testament - Exodus 22-2

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Re: Deadly force at night vs day
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2016, 02:53:13 PM »
Whal,

This is a fairly common question. Essentially, the Texas legislature views certain crimes as inherently more dangerous when committed under the cover of darkness. For this reason, deadly force can be justifiable when defending against these crimes at night.