If you assault someone trying to drink and drive who is very drunk in the name of saving them and other people would you get off the hook?

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  • Cee
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    The police would prefer it if you simply reported it.

  • 4 weeks ago

    You could TRY to claim defense of others, which is legally the same as self defense. I predict a 0.01% chance the court will buy that defense.

    You would also have to show there was no peaceful way to handle the situation, such as calling 911.

  • Bruce
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    There is no law allowing you to assault someone to prevent them from doing something illegal. 

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    It would depends quite a bit on the specifics of the situation.

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  • 4 weeks ago

    No ...................

  • 4 weeks ago

    No.

    What if they were toking on a blunt; would you STILL kick their azz?????

  • 4 weeks ago

    Probably, maybe you could say you were making a citizen's arrest and the drunk resisted. You could always say you were just defending yourself from the drunk. 

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