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P. Luevonda Ross

P. Luevonda Ross,  The Transmogrification of Self-defense by National Rifle Association-inspired Statutes: From the Doctrine of Retreat to the Right to Stand Your Ground,  35 Southern University Law Review 1-46 (Fall, 2007) (259 footnotes ommitted)


“In the system of [self-defense]... no balm or protection is provided for wounded pride or honor in declining combat, or sense of shame in being denounced as cowardly. Such thoughts are trash, as compared with the inestimable right to live.”