This comment will first discuss the background and development of the imperfect self-defense doctrine. The comment will then examine the majority and dissent's analyses in In re Christian S. Finally, the comment will argue that contrary to the majority opinion, imperfect self-defense no longer has a viable foundation, and should no longer be recognized.
Kevin Patrick McGee,
The Absence of Malice? In re Christian S., the Second Wind of the Imperfect Self-defense Doctrine, 25 Golden Gate U. L. Rev.