CA 3472. Right to Self-Defense: May Not Be Contrived

CA 3472. Right to Self-Defense: May Not Be Contrived

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California Criminal Jury Instructions (CALCRIM 2017)

CA 3472. Right to Self-Defense: May Not Be Contrived

A person does not have the right to self-defense if he or she provokes a fight or quarrel with the intent to create an excuse to use force.

New January 2006; Revised February 2016, March 2017