Written by attorney Jeffrey Raymond Liebenguth

Self-Defense and the UCMJ

Military service members, like civilians, have the right to protect themselves and others against wrongful attacks. This guide briefly lays out the general principles of self-defense, including those that may be lesser known to the military community.

Additional resources provided by the author

Rule for Courts-Martial 916 (Manual for Courts-Martial, 2019 ed.)

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