Bernard Goetz

A 48-year-old New Yorker who shot 4 black youths on a subway, leaving one paraplegic
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It is not immediately known why Slotnick, best known for representing subway shooter Bernard Goetz in the famed 1984 subway shooting, took on this case.
For an extreme example think Bernard Goetz, who shot four teenagers who were trying to mug him on a New York subway in 1984.
Among the remaining complexities is one which he confronts but misunderstands in his alarmingly-titled Chapter 7: "Syndromes and Political Theory: The Twilight of Considered Judgment and Citizenship"--the widespread acceptance of the self-defense standard which permitted Bernard Goetz to be found not guilty of murder charges.
As one of our presidents once put it, let's say that this town won't have Bernard Goetz to kick around anymore.
However, when the newsmaker has done something pretty outrageous, the viewers' blood is sufficiently worked up that just seeing Woody Allen or Bernard Goetz whisking past reporters is enough to support the story.
But the "me-too" mimicry, if it takes pot shots at political correctness, also opens for scrutiny a deeper, darker vein into the living theater of '90s American Gothic in which the ghosts of such infamous do-it-yourselfers as Joe McCarthy and Wilhelm Reich make cameo appearances alongside Bernard Goetz and countless others who had a vision that failed and, who, in the process of their induction into the annals of infamy, got more than a little wacky.