DEFENSE OF PROPERTY - INTRODUCTION
Evidence has been introduced of defense of property as a defense to the charge that the defendant has committed the crime of [Crime Charged in Information/ Indictment].
This instruction is simply an introductory instruction for use in all cases in which the defendant relies upon defense of property as a defense to the charge. This instruction is appropriate for use whether the defendant is claiming justifiable homicide in defense of habitation. or justifiable use of nondeadly force in defense of property.
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