§ 33 StGB Überschreitung der Notwehr (Notwehrexzess)

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12:10 Dec 16, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
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German term or phrase: § 33 StGB Überschreitung der Notwehr (Notwehrexzess)
§ 33 StGB Überschreitung der Notwehr (Notwehrexzess)
Überschreitet der Täter die Grenzen der Notwehr aus Verwirrung, Furcht oder Schrecken, so wird er nicht bestraft.
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Robinshaw
Spain
Local time: 20:01


Summary of answers provided
4 +2use of excessive force
Maureen Holm, J.D., LL.M.
4excessive self defence / self-defence with excessive force (excessive self-defence)
Stefan Wollinger
4Excessive necessary defense
Steffen Walter


  

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22 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
§ 33 StGB Überschreitung der Notwehr (Notwehrexzess)
Excessive necessary defense


Explanation:
same (practically official) source as with your other questions


    Reference: http://www.iuscomp.org/gla/statutes/StGB.htm
Steffen Walter
Germany
Local time: 22:01
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 392

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  David Moore: Sorry, Steffen, but this just isn't REAL English! I'd love to get my hands on....
1 hr
  -> Go ahead and contact the authors/translators ;-)
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28 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
excessive self defence / self-defence with excessive force (excessive self-defence)


Explanation:
I'd go for this translation

Resurrecting the Self-Defence Review - [ Diese Seite übersetzen ]
... This option would permit the use of the defence by women in situations of domestic
violence who kill in self-defence but with excessive force in response to ...
www.fathersforlife.org/Sodhi/self-defence.htm - 30k - Im Cache - Ähnliche Seiten

SUBMISSIONS TO THE LAW COMMISSION ON - [ Diese Seite übersetzen ]
... reform in this area can be better achieved by extending the defence of self defence,
introducing the partial defence of excessive self defence and, possibly ...
www.nz-lawsoc.org.nz/wcg/submissions/ battered_defendants.htm - 21k - 15. Dez. 2003 - Im Cache - Ähnliche Seiten

A Welsh View: What Constitutes Self-Defence? - [ Diese Seite übersetzen ]
... Magistrates in the central Italian town of Empoli are now seeking to establish
whether his self-defence constituted an excessive use of force. ...
xo.typepad.com/blog/2003/10/what_constitute.html - 20k - Im Cache - Ähnliche Seiten

Pravda.RU Washington Interprets Right to Self-Defence Too Freely - [ Diese Seite übersetzen ]
... circles in Washington "sometimes" interpret a state's right to self-defence "too
freely ... that the Iraqi issue would be deprived of its excessive attention at ...
english.pravda.ru/usa/2003/01/17/42206.html - 70k - Im Cache - Ähnliche Seiten



    Reference: http://www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/pdo.nsf/pages/CrimesAmendmentS...
Stefan Wollinger
Local time: 22:01
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  David Moore: Hi, Stefan; may I borrow your third reference, please?
1 hr
  -> hi david, go ahead - if you change your neutral into agree...;)
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8 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
§ 33 StGB Überschreitung der Notwehr (Notwehrexzess)
use of excessive force


Explanation:
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Maureen Holm, J.D., LL.M.
United States
Local time: 16:01
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 23

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  cologne: this one is good too
13 hrs

agree  David Moore: Fact is, it is a far commoner term than mine, therefore I retire
1 day 19 hrs
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