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11 Wash. Prac., Pattern Jury Instr. Crim. Highlights
Washington Practice Series TM
Washington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal
October 2016 Update
Washington State Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions
Highlights
Introduction to the Fourth Edition
Pattern Jury Instructions—Criminal provides Washington's only source of official criminal jury instructions. Each instruction is accompanied by comments from the Washington Pattern Jury Instructions Committee to help you interpret and determine its applicability. This Fourth Edition is fully up to date, reflecting all of the work of the Committee on criminal instructions since the publication of the prior edition.
New or revised instructions in this new edition include:
  • Chapter 5
  • • Revisions to instructions about prior convictions.
  • Chapter 10
  • • New alternative instruction defining intent.
  • Chapter 18
  • • Revision to instruction about duress.
  • Chapter 29
  • • Revisions to controlled substances homicide instructions.
  • Chapter 31
  • • Revisions to the advance oral instructions in capital cases.
  • Chapter 37
  • • Revisions to robbery instructions.
  • Chapter 39
  • • Revisions to instructions for custodial interference.
  • • Revisions to luring instructions.
  • Chapter 47
  • • Revisions to instruction for communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.
  • Chapter 49
  • • Revisions to indecent liberties instructions.
  • Chapter 49A
  • • New instructions for all of the offenses in this chapter.
  • Chapter 49C
  • • Revised and new instructions for sex and kidnapping offenders required to register.
  • Chapter 50
  • • Revised and new instructions for possession of controlled substances.
  • Chapter 52
  • • Revised and new instructions for special defenses to possession of controlled substances.
  • Chapter 61
  • • New instructions for the offense of felony second degree vehicle prowling.
  • Chapter 70
  • • Revisions to minimum and maximum values of property required for different levels of theft offenses.
  • • Revisions to first and second degree theft instructions to include theft of metal.
  • • Revisions to the instructions for the definition of first degree public assistance fraud.
  • • Revisions to second degree theft with intent to resell instructions.
  • Chapter 71
  • • Revisions to minimum and maximum values of property required for different levels of offenses.
  • Chapter 77
  • • New instructions for offense of making or possessing motor vehicle theft tools.
  • Chapter 85
  • • Revisions to minimum and maximum values of property required for different levels of malicious mischief offenses.
  • Chapter 88
  • • Revisions to the definition of physical damage for malicious mischief, and revisions to the definition of damage to computer records or programs.
  • Chapter 99
  • • Revised and new instructions for ignition interlock offenses.
  • Chapter 118
  • • Revisions to the instruction defining an oath.
  • Chapter 120
  • • Revisions to the instructions for escape in the first, second, and third degree.
  • • Revisions to the bail jumping instruction.
  • • Revisions to rendering criminal assistance in the first degree instruction.
  • • Revisions to the special verdict instruction and form for rendering criminal assistance.
  • Chapter 131
  • • Revisions to identity theft in the first and second degree.
  • Chapter 133
  • • Revisions to the instructions for committing unlawful possession of a firearm in the second degree.
  • Chapter 190
  • • New special verdict forms for predatory sex offenses.
  • Chapter 300
  • • New instructions and special verdict forms for accomplice liability.
  • • New and revised instructions and special verdict forms related to level of bodily harm, homeless persons, crimes in the courtroom, and an ongoing pattern of sexual abuse and aggravated domestic violence.
The Publisher
September 2016
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