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Old January 9, 2012, 12:08 PM   #4
Tom Servo
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“Force has to be proportional,” said Michele Martinez Campbell, a professor at Vermont Law School. “You have to have a reasonable belief that whatever is happening is a threat of immediate physical harm to you or your family.”
So, Vermont is still practicing English common law regarding disparity of force.
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