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Prepared by Minnesota District Judges Association Committee on Criminal Jury Instruction Guides, Jury Instruction Guides – Criminal will help you prepare for the jury instruction phase of criminal trials in Minnesota. It is helpful for judges, prosecutors, and defense attorneys.
You'll find complete sets of instructions for all levels of crime, including felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic offenses (now tried by the unified bench). The guide provides alternative language, strategic guidance, practice tips, and warnings of potential pitfalls.