IL 24-25.09X Non-Initial Aggressor–No Duty To Retreat

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Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions–Criminal (IPJI-Crim)

IL 24-25.09X Non-Initial Aggressor–No Duty To Retreat

A person who has not initially provoked the use of force against himself has no duty to attempt to escape the danger before using force against the aggressor.