OK OUJI-CR 8-5. DEFENSE OF ANOTHER – BURDEN OF PROOF

OK OUJI-CR 8-5. DEFENSE OF ANOTHER – BURDEN OF PROOF

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Oklahoma Uniform Jury Instructions–Criminal (OUJI-CR)

OK OUJI-CR 8-5.  DEFENSE OF ANOTHER – BURDEN OF PROOF

It is the burden of the State to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant was not acting in defense of another. 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.