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.
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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.

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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