This handbook is designed to coordinate with volume 17 of the Louisiana Civil Law Treatise Series, Criminal Jury Instructions and Procedures. While primarily intended as a quick reference or use at trial, it is equally useful as a legal research reference for lawyers preparing for litigation and trial. In addition, attorneys and others involved in drafting proposed legislation will find it invaluable. It includes extensive commentary and analysis and, where appropriate, references to the coordinating treatise volume. In also provides a useful guide for law enforcement officers when they need clarification regarding the elements of various offenses.