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Facts 'A' Was Known to Have Violent Tendencies to Got Drunk and Was Forced to Get Such by 'B'. When 'A' Got Drunk and Tried to Attack 'B', 'B' Injured 'A' in Using as Much Force as Was Proportional - Legal Reasoning

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FACTS 'A' was known to have violent tendencies to got drunk and was forced to get such by 'B'. When 'A' got drunk and tried to attack 'B', 'B' injured 'A' in using as much force as was proportional and only to the extent necessary to stop 'A' from injuring 'B'.

Options

  • B's action is protected as it was proportional to the harm

  • B's action was protected as it was inflicted to the extent necessary

  • B's action is not protected as 'A' was drunk · and therefore not in control of his actions

  • B's action is not protected as it was not done in good faith

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Solution

B's action was protected as it was inflicted to the extent necessary

Concept: Criminal Law
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