Sixth Circuit Pattern Criminal Jury Instructions
   
 

The Sixth Circuit Committee on Criminal Pattern Jury Instructions produced this edition of jury instructions for use in criminal cases.

To view a section select the corresponding link to the right. Each section can be downloaded individually. The instructions are available in the following formats: WordPerfect, MS-Word, and PDF. The full version in "PDF" can be downloaded here.

NOTE: The Committee has not drafted pattern civil jury instructions.

 

The instructions below include changes uploaded to this website on June 19, 2014. A brief description of the changes made can be viewed here: Updates

The full version in "PDF" can be downloaded here.

         
  Title Page WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Committee Members WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Introduction WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Table of Contents WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Standard of Appellate Review WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 1.00 - General Principles WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 2.00 - Defining the Crime WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 3.00 - Conspiracy WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 4.00 - Aiding and Abetting WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 5.00 - Attempts WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 6.00 - Defenses WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 7.00 - Special Evidentiary Matters WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 8.00 Deliberations and Verdict WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 9.00 Supplemental Instructions WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 10.00 Fraud WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 11.00 Money Laundering WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 12.00 Firearms WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 13.00 False Statements to the United States Government WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 14.00 Controlled Substances Offenses WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 15.00 Identity and Access Device Crimes WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Chapter 16.00 Child Exploitation Offenses WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Appendix WordPerfect MS-Word PDF
  Acknowledgments WordPerfect MS-Word PDF