You are looking at the case through the perspective that Johnny killed
Bob through an act of self-defense to save Ponyboy. In order to argue
that Johnny killed in self-defense you must research the different
aspects of self-defense versus murder. Make a page in your journal
to record your research.
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Define the following terms to help you understand your research. Record
your definitions in your journal:
Using the three
websites below, read about two cases that are similar to Johnny’s
when it comes to self-defense versus murder. Compare and contrast
self-defense to murder. Do you think self-defense is a fair argument
to kill someone? Put yourself in Johnny’s shoes, would you kill
in self-defense? Would you kill to save one of your friends?