A Crime of Self-Defense: Bernhard Goetz and the Law on Trial
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.
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This thought-provoking analysis of legal issues concerns the Goetz case. Goetz, the so-called "subway vigilante,'' shot four black teenagers on the subway in New York City. His main alibi was self ... Read full review