MI C.J.I .2d 7.23 Past Violence by complainant or Decedent

MI C.J.I .2d 7.23 Past Violence by complainant or Decedent

State: Michigan

 

C.J.I .2d 7.23 Past Violence by complainant or Decedent

[Specific Acts]

(1) There has been evidence that the (complainant / decedent) may have committed violent acts in the past and that the defendant knew about these acts. You may consider this evidence when you decide weather the defendant honestly and reasonably feared for (his / her) safety.

[General Reputation]

(2) There has been evidence that the (complainant / decedent) may have had a reputation for cruelty or violence. You may consider this evidence when you decide whether it was likely the (complainant / decedent) threatened to hurt the defendant physically, and whether the defendant honestly and reasonably feared for (his / her) safety.

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