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New York Penal - Article 35 - (35.00 - 35.30) Defense of Justification

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  • New York Penal - Article 35 - Defense of Justification
    Section 35.00 Justification; a defense. 35.05 Justification; generally. 35.10 Justification; use of physical force generally. 35.15 Justification; use of physical force in defense of a...
  • New York Penal - § 35.00 - Justification; a Defense
    In any prosecution for an offense, justification, as defined in sections 35.05 through 35.30, is a defense.
  • New York Penal - § 35.05 - Justification; Generally
    Unless otherwise limited by the ensuing provisions of this article defining justifiable use of physical force, conduct which would otherwise constitute an offense is justifiable...
  • New York Penal - § 35.10 - Justification; Use of Physical Force Generally
    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:...
  • New York Penal - § 35.15 - Justification; Use of Physical Force in Defense of a Person
    1. A person may, subject to the provisions of subdivision two, use physical force upon another person when and to the extent he or she...
  • New York Penal - § 35.20 - Justification; Use of Physical Force in Defense of Premises and in Defense of a Person in the Course of Burglary
    1. Any person may use physical force upon another person when he or she reasonably believes such to be necessary to prevent or terminate what...
  • New York Penal - § 35.25 - Justification; Use of Physical Force to Prevent or Terminate Larceny or Criminal Mischief
    A person may use physical force, other than deadly physical force, upon another person when and to the extent that he or she reasonably believes...
  • New York Penal - § 35.27 - Justification; Use of Physical Force in Resisting Arrest Prohibited
    A person may not use physical force to resist an arrest, whether authorized or unauthorized, which is being effected or attempted by a police officer...
  • New York Penal - § 35.30 - Justification; Use of Physical Force in Making an Arrest or in Preventing an Escape
    1. A police officer or a peace officer, in the course of effecting or attempting to effect an arrest, or of preventing or attempting to...