Andrew F. Branca, Esq.(Boston, MA), is one of the foremost experts in U.S. self-defense law across all 50 states, whose expertise has been used by the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, NPR, numerous other media organizations, as well as many private, state and federal agencies. He is a Massachusetts lawyer, Life Member of the National Rifle Association (NRA), and adjunct instructor on the Law of Self Defense at the Sig Sauer Academy in Epping, NH. He regularly lectures and speaks throughout the country on how to protect yourself against both a violent attack and the legal machine that descends upon you afterwards.