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    ALERTS - Criminal Jury Instructions

    Updated 6/30/2015

    The following instructions are currently under review because of recent legislation or case law:

    • Instruction 10.6 - Discharging a Firearm [in Public] [on Residential Property] – The “If Burden of Persuasion is on the State” section.

    • Instruction 3.6(f) and (g) - Self-defense. HB 89 (2014); Bassallo v. State, 46 So. 3d 1205 (Fla. 4th DCA 2010); Talley v. State, 106 So. 3d 1015 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013); Floyd v. State, 151 So. 3d 452 (Fla. 1st DCA 2014) and Cruz v. State, 40 FLW D1172 (May 20, 2015).
    • Instruction 28.4 – Leaving the Scene of a Crash with Injury or Death – SB 102 (2014)
    • Instructions 28.8(b), 28.8(d) – Aggravated Fleeings - SB 102 (2014)

    • Instructions 25.1-25.13 –Controlled Substances - SB 360 (2014) and HB 697 (2014) and HB 1030 (2014)
    • Instruction 7.8(a) – Boating Under the Influence Manslaughter, State v. Davis, 110 So. 3d 27 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013)
    • Instructions 11.1-11.19 and Instructions 29.24 & 29.25 – Sex crimes and Human Trafficking - HB 485 (2014); SB 526 (2014); SB 528 (2014); and HB 989 (2014); State v. Shelley, SC14-755.