A Crime of Self-Defense  : Bernhard Goetz and the Law on Trial

A Crime Of Self-Defense : Bernhard Goetz And The Law On Trial

by George P. Fletcher
3.71 of 5 Votes: 4
ISBN
0226253341
Pages
272 Pages
Published
University of Chicago Press , 15.06.1990
Publisher
University of Chicago Press
The popular press dubbed him "the subway vigilante": Bernhard Goetz, who on December 22, 1984, shot four black youths on a New York subway train when one of them asked for five dollars. Goetz claimed to have fired in self-defense, out of fear that the young men were about to rob him.