NV#8 Deadly Force in Response to Fists

 

NEVADA JURY INSTRUCTIONS

(Nevada Practicing Attorneys Council; Washoe County)

NV#8  Deadly Force in Response to Fists

An assault with the fists does not justify the person being assaulted in using a deadly weapon in self-defense unless that person reasonably believes that the assault is likely to inflict great bodily injury upon him or her.