Reddick, 123 Ill. 2d at 199, 122 Ill. The defendant, however, has proven by a preponderance of the evidence the existence of a mitigating factor sufficient to reduce the offense of murder to second degree murder. For couples seeking an oasis in the middle of bustling New Orleans, the Terrell House offers an intimate courtyard wedding and reception option.The inside of the house is beautifully decorated with period furniture, classic chandeliers and luxurious curtains framing floor-to-ceiling windows. Martin, 480 U.S. at 233-34, 107 S. Ct. at 1101-02, 94 L. Ed. 2d at 273-74. After careful review, we hold that the Illinois statutory scheme is consistent with the due process principles approved by the Court in Patterson and Martin. The imperfect self-defense form of second degree murder occurs when there is sufficient evidence that the defendant believed he was acting in selfdefense, but that belief is objectively unreasonable. The Supreme Court again held that a State’s allocation of the burdens of proof violates due process only if the State assigns to a defendant the burden of disproving a necessary element of the charged offense.
The Illinois Pattern Jury Instruction on voluntary manslaughter placed the burden of proving the mitigating factors upon the State. Dec. 728, 370 N.E.2d 532.) We do not find that the statutory scheme for first and second degree murder and accompanying jury instruction presents a Reddick-type problem that precludes a jury from properly returning a second degree murder verdict. The jury rejected Newburn’s proffered defense of self-defense. Rev.Stat.1985, ch. 38, par. 9-2. Thus, the unreasonable use of force form of voluntary manslaughter as set forth in section (b) required the same mental state as that required for murder, i.e., that the killing *595 be intentional and knowing.
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