NM NMRA 14-5190 . Self defense; assailed person need not retreat.

NM NMRA 14-5190 . Self defense; assailed person need not retreat.

State: New Mexico

 

NEW MEXICO RULES ANNOTATED (N.M.R.A.)

Uniform Jury Instructions — Criminal

Chapter 51. Justification and Defense

Part K. Self Defense

 

NM NMRA 14-5190 . Self defense; assailed person need not retreat.

A person who is threatened with an attack need not retreat. In the exercise of his right of self defense, he may stand his ground and defend himself.

[See also New Mexico Uniform Jury Instructions (U.J.I.) 14-5190.]

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