GA 3.06.10 Excessive Force

 

GEORGIA CRIMINAL JURY INSTRUCTIONS (G.C.J.I. 2003)

GA  3.06.10 Excessive Force

The use of excessive force or unlawful force while acting in self-defense is not justifiable, and the defendant’s conduct in this case would not be justified if you find that the force used exceeded that which the defendant reasonably believed was necessary to defend against the victim’s use of unlawful force, if any.