PLEADINGS BY DEFENDANT
19-1716. Evidence admissible under plea of not guilty. All matters of fact tending to establish a defense other than former conviction or acquittal, or once in jeopardy, may be given in evidence under the plea of not guilty.
[(19-1716) Cr. Prac. 1864, sec. 300, p. 249; R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 7759; C.S., sec. 8883; I.C.A., sec. 19-1616.]