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Specific Criminal Jury Instructions

The following jury instructions are “specific” to certain types of criminal cases. This table can be searched by U.S. Code section, Topic, or First Circuit Pattern Jury Instruction Number (if applicable), and contains all of the cases where this “specific” instruction was given over the last five years (or longer if no charge was given in the last five years).

Statutesort descending Topic Pattern Jury Instructions Jury Charges
Self-Defense
Culpable Presence/Mere Presence
Defendant's Economic Circumstances
Testimony of Defendant
Manufacture (Marijuana)
Sexual Act
Defendant's Knowledge
Defraud
Threat
Sexual Contact Not Required
Defendant's Right to Remain Silent
Extortion
Transport
Materiality - False Statements
Interstate Wire Communication
Sexually Explicit Conduct
Defendant's Statements
False
False or Fraudulent Pretenses
Transportation of Child Pornography
Means of Identification
Interstate/Foreign Commerce
Similar Act--Sexual Abuse
Indictment in Related Case as Evidence
Mere Presence/Culpable Presence
Intimidation
Single Image
Jury Instructions in Related Case as Evidence
Use and Carry
Minor
Knowingly
Specific Intent
Legality of Tax Laws
Use of Informant
Material
Minor Not In Fact--No Defense
State
Malice
Use of Tapes and Transcripts
Missing Witness
False Statement -- Passport Application
State Law--Class Exception
Use of Translations
Other Names Mentioned
Prohibited Object
Proof--Conjunctive/Disjunctive
State Law--Ethics Commission
Use of Undercover Agent
Steal
Theft of Government Money
Actual Versus Constructive Possession
Federal Official
Visual Depiction
Value of Transaction
Advice of Counsel (Defense/Reliance)
Determining Drug Quantity Threshold
Voluntariness of a Defendant's Confession/Statement and Relevance of Miranda Warnings
Willful Blindness
Lesser Included Offense (Possession-Narcotics)
Felony w/ Minor by Sex Offender
Distribute
Willfully
Nature of Controlled Substance
Firearm
Forcible Assault
During and in Relation To
Wire Fraud
Aiding and Abetting Armed/Aggravated Bank Robbery
Government Agent Not a Conspirator
Aiding and Abetting Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Alter
Coercion/Enticement of a Minor
Evidence Admitted for a Limited Purpose
Assault
Computer
Evidence of Flight
In Furtherance
In or Affecting Commerce
Illicit Sexual Conduct
Evidence of Prior Bad Acts
In Performance of Official Duties
Conflict of Interest
Evidence of Prior Conviction
Evidence/Witnesses Not Needed
Consciousness of Guilt - Flight
Impeachment by Prior Conviction
Witness Credibility - Government Agents
Expert Witness
Nature of Videos/Images
Inconsistent Mental State
Attempt
Punishment
Impeachment by Prior Inconsistent Statement
Witness Testimony—Facts and Opinions
Eyewitness Identification
Notetaking
Inconsistent Statement
Bank Deposits--Method of Proof
Real Child
Impeding/Intimidating/Interfering with Federal Official
Agent
Over Act
Inference
Reasonable Cause to Believe
Impossibility
Character/Reputation Evidence
Pinkerton Charge/Liability
Intent
Bodily Injury
Reasonably Foreseeable
Cooperating Witness
Knowledge
Possession
Intent to Defraud
Co-Conspirator Statements
Cooperating Witness Testimony Treated with Care
Redacted Documents
Corporate Liability
Conspiracy-Counterfeit Currency
Knowledge of Status
Intent to Distribute
Reliance on Advice of Counsel
Counsel/Pro Se Representation
Convert
Stipulations
Lesser Included Offense (Armed/Aggravated Bank Robbery)
Intentionally
Scheme to Defraud
Corruptly - Mens Rea
Substantial Step
Limitation on Use of Prior Conviction
Conspiracy-Bank Fraud - 18 U.S.C. §1349
False Statement -- Federal Jurisdiction / Agency
False Statement - Banks, Credit, etc…
Identity Fraud
Possession of Identification Document with Intent to Defraud the US
Conspiracy - Identity Fraud
Aggravated Identity Theft
Access Device / Credit Card Fraud
Harboring / Concealing an Escaped Prisoner
Assault - Federal Officer
Assault w/Dangerous Weapon-Federal Officer
Threatening a Federal Official
Mail Fraud
Wire Fraud
Bank Fraud
Wire Fraud (Honest Services)
False Statement - Immigration Document
Possession of a Prohibited Object
Prison
Interference with Commerce by Robbery / Extortion (Hobbs Act)
Money Laundering – Unlawful Activity / Structuring
Money Laundering – Conspiracy
Money Laundering – Criminally Derived Proceeds
Aiding and Abetting
Unarmed Bank Robbery
Armed / Aggravated Bank Robbery
Aggravated Sexual Abuse (w/minor)
Distribution of Child Pornography
Receipt of Child Pornography
Possession - Child Pornography
Possession - Child Pornography
Interstate Transportation of Stolen Money / Property
Interstate Travel/Scheme to Defraud
Interstate Transportation of Minor (Illicit Sexual Conduct)
Confession
Defendant's Statements
Conspiracy
Counterfeit Notes
Federal Program Bribery
Escape from Custody
Assisting Escape
Collecting Extension of Credit by Extortion
Possession of a Firearm / Ammunition in Commerce - Convicted Felon
False Statement - Firearm Transaction
Possession Stolen Firearm/Interstate Commerce
Possession of a Firearm - Obliterated Serial Number
Possession/Using/Carrying Firearm--Drug Trafficking/Crime of Violence
Money Laundering – Criminal Forfeiture
Honest Services Wire Fraud
False Statement -- Student Loan Application
Manufacture of a Controlled Substance
Possession/Controlled Substance w/ Intent to Distribute
Distribution of Controlled Substance
Possession/Controlled Substance
Conspiracy-Narcotics
Possession/Controlled Substance w/ Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance in a School Zone
Aiding and Abetting False Tax Return
Obstructing and Impeding IRS - 26 U.S.C. §7212(a)
Income Tax Evasion
Failure to File Tax Return
False Statements - Income Tax Return
Money Laundering – Structuring To Evade Reporting
Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act -- EPCRA
Social Security Fraud
Hazardous Waste Storage Without a Permit
Maliciously
Immigration Through Fraudulent Marriage