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WPIC 48.01 Prostitution—Definition

11 WAPRAC WPIC 48.01Washington Practice Series TMWashington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal

11 Wash. Prac., Pattern Jury Instr. Crim. WPIC 48.01 (5th Ed)
Washington Practice Series TM
Washington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal
December 2021 Update
Washington State Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions
Part VII. Sex Crimes
WPIC CHAPTER 48. Prostitution
WPIC 48.01 Prostitution—Definition
A person commits the crime of prostitution when he or she [engages] [or] [agrees to engage] [or] [offers to engage] in sexual conduct with another person in return for a fee.
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).
Use WPIC 48.12 (Sexual Conduct—Definition) with this instruction. Use bracketed material as applicable. For directions on the various ways to use the bracketed phrases, see WPIC 4.20 (Introduction).
Use WPIC 19.04.06 (Prostitution—Defense) if a jury issue exists as to the statutory affirmative defense for this offense. The affirmative defense applies to victims of trafficking or first degree promoting prostitution. For further discussion, see the Comment to WPIC 19.04.06 (Prostitution—Defense).
RCW 9A.88.030.
See Comment to WPIC 48.02 (Prostitution—Elements).
[Current as of December 2019.]
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