Title
CJSP06.qxp
By
tappe
Description
CRIMINAL JUSTICE n Spring 2006 Any trial lawyer is familiar with jury instructions. Besides explaining some basic trial procedures and rules of evidence, the instruction ritual communiicate the rules of law that will help jurors decide whether or not a defendant is guilty of the charged crime. For the past few decades, most of us have been living in an era of pattern or standardized instructions. Usually they have been drafted by a committee of judges and lawyers, and often they have received at...

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