Alaska Statutes Title 11. Criminal Law § 11.81.340. Justification:  Use of force in defense of a third person

A person is justified in using force upon another when and to the extent the person reasonably believes it is necessary to defend a third person when, under the circumstances as the person claiming defense of another reasonably believes them to be, the third person would be justified under AS 11.81.330 or 11.81.335 in using that degree of force for self-defense.

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