CA 3474. Danger No Longer Exists or Attacker Disabled

CA 3474. Danger No Longer Exists or Attacker Disabled

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California Criminal Jury Instructions (CALCRIM 2017)

CA 3474. Danger No Longer Exists or Attacker Disabled

The right to use force in (self-defense/ [or] defense of another) continues only as long as the danger exists or reasonably appears to exist. [When the attacker (withdraws/ [or] no longer appears capable of inflicting any injury), then the right to use force ends.]

New January 2006