2022 Indiana Code
Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure
Article 41. Substantive Criminal Provisions
Chapter 4. Standard of Proof and Bars to Prosecution
35-41-4-1. Standard of Proof; Insanity Defense

Universal Citation: IN Code § 35-41-4-1 (2022)

Sec. 1. (a) A person may be convicted of an offense only if his guilt is proved beyond a reasonable doubt.

(b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), the burden of proof is on the defendant to establish the defense of insanity (IC 35-41-3-6) by a preponderance of the evidence.

As added by Acts 1976, P.L.148, SEC.1. Amended by Acts 1977, P.L.340, SEC.16; Acts 1978, P.L.145, SEC.9.

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