The 2012 Supplement updates the Second Edition (published in May 2005), which includes hundreds of criminal instructions keyed numerically to the Crimes Code, with many offering alternative language depending on the case facts. In addition, many instructions offer commentary explaining when to use an instruction together with applicable case law citations and guidance on related practice matters.
Over 25 new instructions keyed to the Crimes Code:
Aggravated Assault by Vehicle
Agricultural Biosecurity Trespass
Defendant’s Ineligibility for Death Penalty: Mental Retardation
Justification: Castle Doctrine—Series
Older Adults Protective Services Act
Operating a Watercraft Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Controlled Substance—Series
Organized Retail Theft
Unlawful Retail Sales
Summary of Contents
Definitions and Fundamentals | Preliminary and Cautionary Instructions | Evidence | Witnesses and Testimony | Insanity and Related Matters | Concluding and Post-trial Instructions | Culpability | Justification | Inchoate Crimes | Specific Offenses under the Crimes Code | Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act Offenses | Vehicle Code Offenses | Motor Vehicle Chop Shop and Illegally Obtained or Altered Property Act Offenses | Environmental Offenses
Number of Pages: 1,450
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