Unformatted text preview: greater than such person’s right to defend himself. Although the person was mistaken in fact, he still assaulted a 3 rd party. Holding: No, apparently people can’t claim a self defense of others because it turns into a 3 rd degree assault. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences: Judge Froessel dissent He does not like the idea that people can kill and claim self-defense, but if a simple assault under similar circumstances, with mistaken belief, no matter how reasonable, it is no defense....
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- Spring '11
- assault, police officer, degree assault