OK OUJI-CR 8-49. DEFENSE OF SELF-DEFENSE – BURDEN OF PROOF

Oklahoma Uniform Jury Instructions–Criminal (OUJI-CR)

OK OUJI-CR 8-49. DEFENSE OF SELF-DEFENSE – BURDEN OF PROOF

It is the burden of the State to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant was not acting in self-defense. If you find that the State has failed to sustain that burden, then the defendant must be found not guilty.

NOTE: Updated by LOSD, 10/24/17.