Law’s Michael Benza discusses distinction between self-defense and manslaughter

Michigan shooting: Reasonable self-defense or second-degree murder? (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor: Michael Benza, senior instructor in law, weighed in on a recent self-defense case in Michigan where a man is being charged with manslaughter in the death of a woman who came to his door in the middle of the night. “How do you evaluable a subjective reasonableness? You are either afraid or you are not,” he said.