Nevada Revised Statutes (N.R.S.)
Title 15. Crimes and Punishments
CHAPTER 200 – Crimes Against the Person
NRS 200.275 Justifiable infliction or threat of bodily injury not punishable.
In addition to any other circumstances recognized as justification at common law, the infliction or threat of bodily injury is justifiable, and does not constitute mayhem, battery or assault, if done under circumstances which would justify homicide.