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WPIC 52.01 Unwitting Possession

11 WAPRAC WPIC 52.01Washington Practice Series TMWashington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal

11 Wash. Prac., Pattern Jury Instr. Crim. WPIC 52.01 (5th Ed)
Washington Practice Series TM
Washington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal
January 2024 Update
Washington State Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions
Part VIII. Drugs and Controlled Substances
WPIC CHAPTER 52. Special Defenses—Uniform Controlled Substances Act
WPIC 52.01 Unwitting Possession
Unwitting possession, a previously available affirmative defense to unlawful possession, was foreclosed when the Washington Supreme Court found RCW 69.50.4013 to be unconstitutional and “void” for lack of a scienter requirement. State v. Blake, 197 Wn.2d 170, 481 P.3d 521 (2021).
[Current as of September 2021.]
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