ND K-3.68. Justification (Use of Force to Prevent Serious Bodily Injury or Death)

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North Dakota Pattern Jury Instructions (N.D.P.J.I.  1985)

ND K-3.68. Justification (Use of Force to Prevent Serious Bodily Injury or Death)

A person may use force upon another person who is about to commit suicide or suffer serious bodily injury if the force used is to prevent the death or serious bodily injury of the other person.