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Proposed and Recently Adopted Model Criminal Jury Instructions​​​

 

 INSTRUCTIONS PUBLISHED FOR COMMENT

 
  • 37.8, 37.8a, 37.8b, 37.9, 37.9a, 37.10, 37.11 and 37.11a for public comment

    Comment Period Expiration: 9/1/2020

    Description: [NEW] M Crim JI 37.8 Withholding Evidence; [NEW] M Crim JI 37.8a Preventing Crime Report; [NEW] M Crim JI 37.8b Retaliating for Crime Report; [NEW] M Crim JI 37.9 Influencing Statements to Investigators by Gift; [NEW] M Crim JI 37.9a Influencing Statements to Investigators by Threat or Intimidation; [NEW] M Crim JI 37.10 Influencing Statements to Investigators by Gift or Intimidation – Defenses; [NEW] M Crim JI 37.11 Removing, Destroying or Tampering with Evidence; [NEW] M Crim JI 37.11a Offering False Evidence at an Official Proceeding

  • M Crim JI 17.37-proposal published for comment

    Comment Period Expiration: 5/1/2020

    Description: [NEW] M Crim JI 17.37 Hazing

  • M Crim JI 35.1a-proposal published for comment

    Comment Period Expiration: 5/1/2020

    Description: [NEW] M Crim JI 35.1a Malicious Use of Telecommunications Service

  • M Crim JI 38.1, 38.4, 38.4a-proposals published for comment

    Comment Period Expiration: 6/1/2020

    Description: [NEW] M Crim JI 38.1 Committing an Act of Terrorism; [NEW] M Crim JI 38.4 Making a Terrorist Threat; [NEW] M Crim JI 38.4a Communicating a False Report of Terrorism

 

 AMENDMENTS ADOPTED WITHIN THE PAST 90 DAYS

 
  • MCrimJI 2.26, 3.1 and 3.6 adopted

    Effective Date: 6/1/2020

    Description: [AMENDED] M Crim JI 2.26 Maintaining an Open Mind; [AMENDED] M Crim JI 3.1 Duties of Judge and Jury; [AMENDED] M Crim JI 3.6 Witnesses—Credibility

  • [NEW] M Crim JI 3.33 as adopted

    Effective Date: 3/1/2020

    Description: [NEW] M Crim JI 3.33 Verdict Form for Open Murder

  • [NEW] M Crim JI 7.17 as adopted

    Effective Date: 3/1/2020

    Description: [NEW] M Crim JI 7.17 Use of Deadly Force in Defense of the Home

  • [NEW] M Crim JI 13.21, 13.22, 13.23, 13.24 and 13.25 as adopted

    Effective Date: 3/1/2020

    Description: [NEW] M Crim JI 13.21 Bringing a Weapon into Jail; [NEW] M Crim JI 13.22 Furnishing a Weapon to a Prisoner; [NEW] M Crim JI 13.23 Possession of a Weapon by a Prisoner; [NEW] M Crim JI 13.24 Bringing Alcohol or a Controlled Substance into Jail; [NEW] M Crim JI 13.25 Possession of Alcohol or a Controlled Substance by a Prisoner

  • MCrimJI 35.11 as adopted

    Effective Date: 3/1/2020

    Description: [NEW] M Crim JI 35.11 Sale, Purchase, Installation, Transfer, or Possession of Automated Sales Suppression Deivce or Zapper, Phantom-Ware, or Skimming Device