Cultural norms of swearing, Self-defense shooting laws

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We learn more about how our cultural norms around cursing and swearing have changed over time. Then, a criminal defense law professor joins us to look at the laws around self-defense shootings after recent high-profile cases across the country.

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  • Understanding self-defense, guns, and personal safety

    Recent shootings of people who rang the wrong doorbell, pulled into the wrong driveway, or opening the door of the wrong car have raised questions about claims of self-defense. We talk to the Director of the Public Defender Project at the UW Law School about balancing our right to defend and our ability to stay safe.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • John Gross Guest

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