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Standard Jury Instructions - Criminal

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Part 1 General Instructions
1 Instructions Before Trial
2 Instructions During Trial
3 Final Charge to Jury (includes reclassifications and defenses)
4 Supplemental Instructions

Part 2 Instructions on Crimes
5 Inchoate Crimes
6 Attempted Homicide
7 Homicide
8 Assault, Battery, Stalking, Culpable Negligence, and Violation of Injunctions
9 Kidnapping & False Imprisonment
10 Weapons Offenses
11 Sex Offenses
12 Arson & Criminal Mischief
13 Burglary & Trespass
14 Theft & Dealing in Stolen Property
15 Robbery
16 Child Abuse
17 Forgery & Worthless Checks
18 Perjury
19 Bribery
20 Fraud
21 Obstruction of Justice
22 Gambling
23 Prostitution
24 Obscenity
25 Drug Abuse & Contraband in Facilities
26 Racketeering
27 Escape
28 Transportation Offenses
29 Miscellaneous Crimes

Part 3 Grand Jury Proceedings
30 Grand Jury Handbook
31 Grand Jury Instructions

Part 4 Special Proceedings
32 Involuntary Civil Commitment of Sexually Violent Predators
33 Schedule of Less Included Offenses

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Chapter 11: Sex Offenses