§ 39-11-501 Insanity
§ 39-11-502 Ignorance or mistake of fact
§ 39-11-503 Intoxication
§ 39-11-504 Duress
§ 39-11-505 Entrapment

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 39 > Chapter 11 > Part 5

  • Bodily injury: includes a cut, abrasion, bruise, burn or disfigurement, and physical pain or temporary illness or impairment of the function of a bodily member, organ, or mental faculty. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
  • Defendant: means a person accused of an offense under this title and includes any person who aids or abets the commission of such offense. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
  • 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.
  • Harm: means anything reasonably regarded as loss, disadvantage or injury, including harm to another person in whose welfare the person affected is interested. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
  • Insane: includes all persons of unsound mind. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Minor: means any person under eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
  • Person: includes the singular and the plural and means and includes any individual, firm, partnership, copartnership, association, corporation, governmental subdivision or agency, or other organization or other legal entity, or any agent or servant thereof. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105