Maryland Criminal Jury Instructions and Commentary

A comprehensive set of over 290 pattern jury instructions with detailed commentary explaining the intricacies of Maryland criminal law and relevant federal constitutional decisions. Includes jury instructions on the evaluation of evidence useful in both criminal and civil cases. Two volumes, softbound, released annually, with access to downloadable .exe files included, consisting of both instructions and commentary text.
Publisher: Matthew Bender

Select a format

Print Book:2 volumes, softbound
2022 Edition Includes Downloadable Content - exe
ISBN: 9781663329455
In Stock
Price
$332.00
Best value
QTY
eBook:epub
2022 Edition
ISBN: 9781663340900
In Stock
Price
$332.00
Best value
QTY
eBook:mobi
2022 Edition
ISBN: 9781663340900
In Stock
Price
$332.00
Best value
QTY
Downloadable Content:exe
Not sold separately
ISBN: 9781663329455
In Stock
Price
$332.00
Best value
International Order Inquiry

Product description

View a sample of this title using the ReadNow feature

Maryland Criminal Jury Instructions and Commentary is two-books-in-one, a set of more than 290 criminal pattern jury instructions and a handbook on Maryland criminal law and related topics in evidence and criminal procedure. The criminal law handbook consists of the detailed comments following each pattern jury instruction. These commentaries guide the practitioner through the intricacies of Maryland criminal law. In addition, decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court and noteworthy decisions of federal circuit courts and other state appellate courts are included in the comment sections. Access to downloadable .exe files is included, consisting of both instructions and commentary text.

The 2021 edition ISBN is 9781663301987.

eBooks, CDs, downloadable content, and software purchases are noncancelable, nonrefundable and nonreturnable. Click here for more information about LexisNexis eBooks. The eBook versions of this title may feature links to Lexis+® for further legal research options. A valid subscription to Lexis+® is required to access this content.

 

Featured Authors

Table of contents

Volume 1


Table of Jury Instructions


Chapter 1 General Instructions

A. Preliminary Instructions

B. Instructions Relating to the Deliberative Process


Chapter 2 Evaluation of Evidence

A. What Constitutes Evidence

B. Evaluation of Testimony

C. Evaluation of Other Evidence


Chapter 3 States of Mind


Chapter 4 Parties to Crimes and Preliminary Offenses

A. Parties to Crimes

B. Preliminary Offenses


Chapter 5 Offenses Against the Person

A. Assault

B. Child Abuse

C. Unlawful Homicide

D. Kidnapping

E. Sexual Offenses



Volume 2


Table of Jury Instructions


Chapter 6 Offenses Relating to Property

A. Arson

B. Bad Check Offenses: Obtaining Property or Services by Bad Check

C. Burglary

D. Counterfeiting and Issuing

E. Malicious Destruction of Property

F. Robbery and Carjacking

G. Theft

H. Trespass


Chapter 7 Other Offenses

A. Bribery

B. Contempt

C. Disorderly Conduct and Indecent Exposure

D. Disorderly House

E. Driving Offenses: Alcohol and Drugs

F. Escape

G. Extortion

H. Narcotics and Controlled Dangerous Substance Offenses

I. Nonsupport

J. Perjury

K. Resisting Arrest

L. Unlawful Use of Telephone and Electronic Mail

M. Weapons Offenses


Chapter 8 Defenses

A. Alibi

B. Claim of Right

C. Defense of Property

D. Defense of Others

E. Duress

F. Entrapment

G. Good Character of Defendant

H. Insanity

I. Mistake or Ignorance of Fact

J. Mistaken Identity

K. Necessity

L. Self-Defense

M. Voluntary Intoxication


Appendix I How to Make a Jury Instruction Request and Procedure for Preserving the Record for Possible Appeal When a Requested Instruction is Denied


Appendix II Supplementing Oral Instructions with Written or Electronically Recorded Instructions


Table of Cases

Table of Statutes

Index