46.3214 Intoxicated or drugged condition.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.3214]

(a) A person who is in an intoxicated or drugged condition whether from alcohol, drugs, or other substance, is criminally responsible for conduct unless that condition:

(1) negatives the existence of the mental states of purpose or knowledge when those mental states are elements of the offense charged or of an included offense; or

(2) is involuntarily produced and substantially deprives him of the capacity to know or appreciate the nature, quality, or wrongfulness of his conduct or to conform his conduct to the requirements of law.

(b) The defendant has the burden of injecting the issue of intoxicated or drugged condition.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.

Research Guide: MCC 562.076, 15 ASC 4801.