199x NDJI-CIVIL 2201
(Extreme Indifference to Human Life)
A person is guilty of murder if the person willfully causes the death of another human being under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life.
[Insert relevant definitions] NDCC 12.1-02-02
The burden of proof resting upon the State is satisfied only if the evidence shows, beyond a reasonable doubt, the following essential elements of the offense charged:
1) On or about the ____ day of ____________, 19__, in ___________ County, North Dakota, the defendant, _________________, willfully caused the death of _________________, a human being; and
2) The death of __________________, was caused under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to human life.
State v. Halvorson, 346 NW2d 704 (ND 1984)