Penal- of, related to, or prescribing punishment, as for breaking the law (2) subject to punishment; legally punishable. (3) serving as or constituting a means or place of punishment.
So Im trying my best to write this law for self defense in. Maryland and it turns out we don’t use a penal code system we use a annotated system. Wow how can you penalize someone for a crime when you don’t even use a penal system? Marylanders what the hell is going on?