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Juror #2

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You are looking at the case through the perspective that Johnny killed Bob through an act of self-defense to save Ponyboy. In order to argue that Johnny killed in self-defense you must research the different aspects of self-defense versus murder. 

1. First, define the following words in your spiral notebook:
  • defense
  • acquitted
  • jury
  • trial
  • offender
  • crime


2. Then, visit the following websites and take notes on what you learn. Read about the differences between self-defense and murder. Do you think self-defense is a fair argument to kill someone? Put yourself in Johnny’s shoes, would you kill in self-defense? Would you kill to save one of your friends?

http://www.lectlaw.com/def/d030.htm
http://www.thecrimereport.org/archive/killing-in-self-defense-2


3. Finally share below whether or not you think Johnny should be convicted of murder based on what you have researched. 






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