A Quote by Don B. Kates on defense, force, interest, judgment, and life

A half century ago Herbert Wechsler could justify the legal right of deadly force self-defense in terms of the "universal judgment that there is no social interest in preserving the lives of the aggressors at the cost of those of their victims." That is not a universal judgment today.

Don B. Kates

Source: 1992 in Public Law Review

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