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18-1-805. Responsibility - affirmative defense

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The issue of responsibility under sections 18-1-801 to 18-1-804 is an affirmative defense.

History

History.
Source: L. 71: R&RE, p. 412, 1. C.R.S. 1963: 40-1-905.

Annotations

Cross references: For other provisions concerning affirmative defenses generally, see 18-1-407 and 18-1-710; for affirmative defenses to particular crimes, see specific criminal provisions in articles 2 to 18 of this title 18.

ANNOTATION

Law reviews. For article, Trauma, Crime and the Affirmative Defense, see 11 Colo. Law. 2401 . For article, Checklists to Evaluate Vietnam Vet Stress Disorders, see 12 Colo. Law. 273 (1983).

Applied in People v. Cornelison, 192 Colo. 337, 559 P.2d 1102 (1977); People v. Gallegos, 628 P.2d 999 (Colo. 1981); Hendershott v. People, 653 P.2d 385 (Colo. 1982), cert. denied, 459 U.S. 1225, 103 S. Ct. 1232, 75 L. Ed. 2d 466 (1983).

 

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