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WPIC 35.32 Reckless Endangerment—Definition

11 WAPRAC WPIC 35.32Washington Practice Series TMWashington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal

11 Wash. Prac., Pattern Jury Instr. Crim. WPIC 35.32 (5th Ed)
Washington Practice Series TM
Washington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal
December 2021 Update
Washington State Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions
Part VI. Crimes Against Personal Security
WPIC CHAPTER 35. Assault and Reckless Endangerment
WPIC 35.32 Reckless Endangerment—Definition
A person commits the crime of reckless endangerment when he or she recklessly engages in conduct that creates a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury to another person.
Use this instruction if it will help the jury understand the charged offense or if it is necessary to define this particular offense for the jury. See the Comment to WPIC 4.24 (Definition of the Crime—Form).
Along with this instruction, use WPIC 10.03 (Recklessness—Definition) and WPIC 2.03 (Bodily Injury—Physical Injury—Bodily Harm—Definition).
RCW 9A.36.050.
See Comment to WPIC 35.33 (Reckless Endangerment—Elements).
[Current as of April 2020.]
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