NM UJI 14-5191. Self defense; limitations; aggressor.

NM UJI 14-5191. Self defense; limitations; aggressor.

State: New Mexico

 

New Mexico Uniform Jury Instructions (UJI)

NM UJI 14-5191. Self defense; limitations; aggressor.

Self defense is not available to the defendant if he [started the fight] [or] [agreed to fight] unless:

[1.  The defendant was using force which would not ordinarily create a substantial risk of death or great bodily harm; and

2.  __________________ (name of victim) responded with force which would ordinarily create a substantial risk of death or great bodily harm];

[OR]

[1.  The defendant tried to stop the fight;

2.  The defendant let __________________ (name of victim) know he no longer wanted to fight; and

3.  __________________ (name of victim) became the aggressor.]

[See also New Mexico Rules Annotated (N.M.R.A.) 14-5191.]

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