UPDATED AUGUST 1, 2015.
This document includes hyperlinks to the full-text versions of every self-defense statute, jury instruction, and court case referenced in either the Law of Self Defense Live Seminar: Massachusetts or the Law of Self Defense Online Training: Massachusetts.
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