You Can’t Use a Prison Shank for Self Defense, 9th Circuit Rules

Lenny Urena is probably not the only prisoner who believes being called a “bitch” justifies assaulting the name-caller. But the Ninth Circuit disagrees. The appeals court has struck down Urena’s request for a self-defense jury instruction in his prison shanking case. Urena was incarcerated at a federal prison when another……

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