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The United States Supreme Court uses Century Schoolbook for its opinions and issues its orders in Lucida Sans Typewriter. Lawyers must submit briefs in a font “in the Century family.”
Most castle doctrine cases tend to include self-defense against home invasions, attempted burglaries, and trespassing.
In a way, states can have their own armies. “State Defense Forces” are military units under the exclusive control of individual U.S. states.