1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Penal
  4. Part 1: General Provisions
  5. Title C: Defenses
  6. Article 35: Defense of Justification


Section 35.00 Justification; a defense

Penal (PEN)

  In any prosecution for an offense, justification, as defined in sections 35.05 through 35.30, is a defense.