OK OUJI-CR 8-52. DEFENSE OF SELF-DEFENSE – NO DUTY TO RETREAT

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Oklahoma Uniform Jury Instructions–Criminal (OUJI-CR)

OK OUJI-CR 8-52.  DEFENSE OF SELF-DEFENSE – NO DUTY TO RETREAT

A person who (was not the aggressor)/(did not provoke another with intent to cause an altercation)/(did not voluntarily enter into mutual combat) has no duty to retreat, but may stand firm and use the right of self-defense.

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