1985 NDJI-CRIMINAL 2321

SEXUAL ASSAULT

(Offensive Contact)

A person who knowingly [has sexual contact with another] [or] [causes another to have sexual contact with that person], is guilty of Sexual Assault if that person knows or has reasonable cause to believe that the contact is offensive to the other.

DEFINITIONS

[Insert relevant definitions. NDCC 12.1-02-02 and 12.1-20-02.]

ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF OFFENSE

The State's burden of proof is satisfied only if the evidence shows, beyond a reasonable doubt, the following essential elements of the offense:

(1) On or about [month][day][year], in _______________ County, North Dakota, the Defendant, ________________, knowingly [had sexual contact with _______________] [caused _____________ to have sexual contact with the Defendant]; and

(2) The Defendant knew or had reasonable cause to believe that the contact was offensive to _______________.

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Use appropriate bracketed language.

NDCC 12.1-20-07(1)(a)

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