2017 Nebraska Revised Statutes
Chapter 28 - CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
28-1416 Justification an affirmative defense; available in certain civil actions.
Justification an affirmative defense; available in certain civil actions.
(1) In any prosecution based on conduct which is justifiable under sections 28-1406 to 28-1416, justification is an affirmative defense.
(2) The justification defenses provided for under sections 28-1406 to 28-1416 shall be available in any civil action for assault and battery or intentional wrongful death and, where applicable, shall be a bar to recovery.
- Laws 1972, LB 895, § 11;
- R.R.S.1943, § 28-843, (1975);
- Laws 2012, LB804, § 1.