Chapter 161  General Provisions

Principles

§ 161.005 Short title
§ 161.015 General definitions
§ 161.025 Purposes
§ 161.035 Application of Criminal Code
§ 161.045 Limits on application
§ 161.055 Burden of proof as to defenses
§ 161.067 Determining punishable offenses for violation of multiple statutory provisions, multiple victims or repeated violations

Criminal Liability

§ 161.085 Definitions with respect to culpability
§ 161.095 Requirements of culpability
§ 161.105 Culpability requirements inapplicable to certain violations and offenses
§ 161.115 Construction of statutes with respect to culpability
§ 161.125 Intoxication as defense

Parties To Crime

§ 161.150 Criminal liability described
§ 161.155 Criminal liability for conduct of another
§ 161.160 Exclusion of defenses to criminal liability for conduct of another
§ 161.165 Exemptions to criminal liability for conduct of another
§ 161.170 Criminal liability of corporations
§ 161.175 Criminal liability of an individual for corporate conduct

Justification

§ 161.190 Justification as a defense
§ 161.195 "Justification" described
§ 161.200 Choice of evils
§ 161.205 Use of physical force generally
§ 161.209 Use of physical force in defense of a person
§ 161.215 Limitations on use of physical force in defense of a person
§ 161.219 Limitations on use of deadly physical force in defense of a person
§ 161.225 Use of physical force in defense of premises
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Responsibility

§ 161.290 Incapacity due to immaturity
§ 161.295 Effect of mental disease or defect
§ 161.300 Evidence of disease or defect admissible as to intent
§ 161.305 Disease or defect as affirmative defense
§ 161.309 Notice prerequisite to defense
§ 161.313 Jury instructions
§ 161.315 Right of state to obtain mental examination of defendant
§ 161.319 Form of verdict on guilty except for insanity
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Inchoate Crimes

§ 161.405 "Attempt" described
§ 161.425 Impossibility not a defense
§ 161.430 Renunciation as a defense to attempt
§ 161.435 "Solicitation" described
§ 161.440 Renunciation as defense to solicitation
§ 161.450 "Conspiracy" described
§ 161.455 Conspiratorial relationship
§ 161.460 Renunciation as defense to conspiracy
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Classes Of Offenses

§ 161.505 "Offense" described
§ 161.515 "Crime" described
§ 161.525 "Felony" described
§ 161.535 Classification of felonies
§ 161.545 "Misdemeanor" described
§ 161.555 Classification of misdemeanors
§ 161.566 Misdemeanor treated as violation
§ 161.568 Misdemeanor treated as violation
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Disposition Of Offenders

§ 161.605 Maximum prison terms for felonies
§ 161.610 Enhanced penalty for use of firearm during commission of felony
§ 161.615 Prison terms for misdemeanors
§ 161.620 Sentences imposed upon waiver from juvenile court
§ 161.625 Fines for felonies
§ 161.635 Fines for misdemeanors
§ 161.645 Standards for imposing fines
§ 161.655 Fines for corporations
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Authority Of Sentencing Court

§ 161.705 Reduction of certain felonies to misdemeanors
§ 161.715 Standards for discharge of defendant
§ 161.725 Standards for sentencing of dangerous offenders
§ 161.735 Procedure for determining whether defendant dangerous
§ 161.737 Sentence imposed on dangerous offender as departure from sentencing guidelines