Originally Posted by Teny
What about if you were trying to protect a loved one?
I don't think the meaning of "eye for an eye" would come in to play for that one.
Eye for an eye is/was really only when you committed a crime out of self gain (fun, money, items, etc..) not self defense.
The only cases I feel that should come in front of a jury are crimes committed by the mentally challenged, children, and mentally ill.
Now, I believe a qualified person should be the person to judge whether the person is mentally ill and / or mentally challenged.
They got him