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self-protection

STD The obligation one has to oneself to prevent the transmission of an infection–eg, HIV; SP assumes that the other partner may not disclose HIV status, and if one engages in consensual sexual activity, caveat emptor. See Contributory negligence, Negotiated safety, Sexual responsibility.
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(2011), "State Weakness, Irregular Warfare, and the Right to Self-Defense Post-9/11," American Journal of International Law 105(2): 255-257 and 272; Hakimi, M.
In most states, if a defendant presents evidence of self-defense to get the charges dismissed at a pretrial hearing, the prosecutor needs to show only there is probable cause that the force used by the defendant was not fully justified.
(9) Some decisions appear to expand these sources, suggesting that Second Amendment self-defense is not tied to any one culture, nation, or time, but is trans-cultural, trans-national, and trans-temporal.
Increasingly, women recognized their own physical power through self-defense training.
Arming priests, however, is understood as pre-emptive self-defense.
While addressing a workshop on 'self-defense' in Government College for Women, Township, she said to the college students that it is not always possible to be protected by our fathers, brothers or husbands.
The Chief of Staff of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) will pay a courtesy call on Philippine Army (PA) Chief Lt.
ISLAMABAD -- Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, Kuninori Matsuda and Naoko Matsuda hosted a reception here on Wednesday to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Japan Self-Defense Forces Day.
Part III examines Missouri case law for the quantum of evidence meant by substantial evidence in the context of self-defense instructions.
Led by CEO and founder Christopher Roberts and Founder of Senshido International Richard Dimitri, this mobile self-defense instruction company has more than 25 years of self-protection coaching and training for ages 12 to 82.
The (http://www.vpc.org/studies/justifiable15.pdf) Violence Policy Center  found that a very small proportion of firearm homicides can be attributed to so-called justifiable situations. Just one gun death per every 32 criminal gun killings happened in self-defense scenarios in 2012, the most recent year for which data is available.