OR UCrJI No. 1107. DEFENSE—PHYSICAL FORCE—DEFENSE OF PERSON

OR UCrJI No. 1107. DEFENSE—PHYSICAL FORCE—DEFENSE OF PERSON

State: Jury Instruction Number:

OR UCrJI No. 1107. DEFENSE—PHYSICAL FORCE—DEFENSE OF PERSON

The defense of 1A/1B has been raised.

A person is justified in using physical force on another person to defend 2A/2B/2C from what [he / she] reasonably believes to be the use or imminent use of unlawful physical force. In defending, a person may only use that degree of force which [he / she] reasonably believes to be necessary.

The burden of proof is on the state to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defense does not apply.

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1A self-defense
1B defense of another person

2A himself
2B herself
2C a third party
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