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Proposed and Recently Adopted Model Criminal Jury Instructions​​​

 

 INSTRUCTIONS PUBLISHED FOR COMMENT

 
 

 AMENDMENTS ADOPTED WITHIN THE PAST 90 DAYS

 
  • M Crim JI 3.8 as adopted

    Effective Date: 12/1/2019

    Description: [AMENDED] M Crim JI 3.8 Less Serious Crimes

  • M Crim JI 10.10, 10.10a, 10.10b and 10.10c as adopted

    Effective Date: 12/1/2019

    Description: [NEW] M Crim JI 10.10 Gang-Motivated Crimes; [NEW] M Crim JI 10.10a Encouraging Gang-Motivated Crimes; [NEW] M Crim JI 10.10b Making Threats to Deter a Person from Assisting Another to Withdraw from Gang Membership; [NEW] M Crim JI 10.10c Threatening a Person to Retaliate for Withdrawing from Gang Membership

  • M Crim JI 7.15, 7.16, 7.21 and 7.22 as adopted

    Effective Date: 11/1/2019

    Description: [AMENDED USE NOTE] M Crim JI 7.15 Use of Deadly Force in Self-Defense; [AMENDED] M Crim JI 7.16 Duty to Retreat to Avoid Using Force or Deadly Force; [AMENDED] M Crim JI 7.21 Defense of Others—Deadly Force