State: Connecticut

§ 468. Justification — Use of force by persons with special responsibility for care, discipline or safety of others.

Delaware Criminal Code (D.C.D.) TITLE 11. Crimes and Criminal Procedure CHAPTER 4. DEFENSES TO CRIMINAL LIABILITY § 468. Justification — Use of force by persons with special responsibility for care, discipline or safety of others. The use of force upon or toward the person of another is justifiable if it is reasonable and moderate and: …

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Sec. 53a-18. Use of reasonable physical force or deadly physical force generally.

General Statutes of Connecticut Title 53a.  Penal Code Chapter 951. Statutory Construction; Principles of Criminal Liability Sec. 53a-18. Use of reasonable physical force or deadly physical force generally. (a) The use of physical force upon another person which would otherwise constitute an offense is justifiable and not criminal under any of the following circumstances: (1) …

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DE § 461. Justification — A defense.

Delaware Criminal Code (D.C.D.) TITLE 11. Crimes and Criminal Procedure CHAPTER 4. DEFENSES TO CRIMINAL LIABILITY § 461. Justification — A defense. In any prosecution for an offense, justification, as defined in §§ 462-471 of this title, is a defense.