IL 24-25.11 Provocation Of First Force As Excuse For Retaliation

 

Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions–Criminal (IPJI-Crim)

IL 24-25.11 Provocation Of First Force As Excuse For Retaliation

A person is not justified in the use of force if he initially provokes the use of force against himself with the intent to use that force as an excuse to inflict bodily harm upon the other person.