2014 Tennessee Code
Title 38 - Prevention And Detection Of Crime
Chapter 2 - Self Defense
§ 38-2-102 - Resistance by party about to be injured.
Resistance sufficient to prevent the offense may be made by the party about to be injured to prevent an:
(1) Offense against the party's person; or
(2) Illegal attempt by force to take or injure property in the party's lawful possession.
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