Charged with murder or homicide in Chicago? This is a plain-English guide to using Illinois self-defense law to beat murder charges as well as some other types of homicide. The information comes from me, Chris Shepherd, a Chicago murder and homicide lawyer since 2005.
Note: if you are looking for a general overview of murder and homicide charges, including types, penalty, settlement options and other ways to beat these charges, read my guide on murder and homicide.
Self-Defense is a Powerful Way to Beat Murder and Homicide Charges