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Old 29th Aug 2015, 13:37
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Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Perth Western Australia
Age: 54
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OK then. Just be sure you have plenty of credible witnesses on hand - prepared to testify on your behalf.
Good luck.
Its a problem. Jurisdictions have put in various means to try and balance the side effects. The problem is do you make the law favoring the original perceived victim, or the other way.

Another words are you prepared to have more innocent people suffer to guard against being harsh to the crim or the accidental punishment of some innocent person in the wrong place at the wrong time.

When you put laws in place theres always consequences, the key is the long term benefits should outweigh some of the collateral damage.

The stand your ground law is an interesting case in point along those lines.
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