|§ 22-5-1||Conduct forced or under threat of force|
|§ 22-5-5||Voluntary intoxication–Crimes involving motive or intent|
|§ 22-5-7||Morbid propensity to commit crime|
|§ 22-5-10||Insanity as affirmative defense–Burden of proof|
Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 22 > Chapter 5 - Defenses
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
- Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2