Q: o you have the right to defend yourself from an arrest that you know is unlawful with the same force that the officer is
I wouldn't recommend it. Technically, yes, but dead right is still dead. The appropriate time to challenge the legality of an arrest is not mid-arrest.
The answer would have been markedly different in Arizona in 1871 but this is 2021. Law enforcement has Motorola. Even justified use of deadly force against a law enforcement officer is not going to end well.
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