Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:21-5230
Chapter Title:CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article Title:PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Same; no duty to retreat.
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21-5230. Same; no duty to retreat. A person who is not engaged in an unlawful activity and who is attacked in a place where such person has a right to be has no duty to retreat and has the right to stand such person's ground and use any force which such person would be justified in using under article 32 of chapter 21 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, prior to their repeal, or K.S.A. 2011 Supp. 21-5202 through 21-5208, 21-5210 through 21-5212, and 21-5220 through 21-5231, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, 28; L. 2011, ch. 30, 13; July 1.



Date Composed: 01/19/2012 Date Modified: 01/19/2012

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