Criminal Jury Instructions
This collection of Criminal Jury Instructions is
intended as a guide for judges and attorneys in constructing charges and
requests to charge. The use of these instructions is entirely discretionary and their
publication by the Judicial Branch is not a guarantee of their legal
The jury instructions are now posted in a PDF format to
make it easier to search, print and download.
Instructions: Open the file
below, then use the bookmark links on the left
side of the screen to find the instruction you are looking for.
Criminal Jury Instructions - PDF
To search the file: After opening the file, use the Ctrl and F keys on the keyboard and enter the search terms in the box in the upper right hand corner.