Sixth Circuit Pattern Jury Instructions – Criminal simplifies and clearly states, in words of common usage and understanding, uniform jury instructions for criminal cases in the Sixth Circuit. The instructions fully and accurately state the law without needless repetition and are organized in a sequential format to facilitate rapid assembly and reproduction of a complete jury charge, suitable for submission to the jury in written form.
Designed for use with Federal Jury Practice and Instructions, this pamphlet:
- Contains suggestions for improving juror understanding of instructions
- Promotes uniformity of instructions
- Is useful for judges and counsel
- Offers alternative instructions to fit the evidence of the case