Criminal - Jury Checklist

Number / Description


3.16 Written Instructions in the Jury Room
3.2 Presumption/Burden/Reasonable Doubt
3.3 Defendant Not Testifying

Elements of the Crime


3.8 Less Serious Crimes
3.9 Specific Intent
6.1 General Intent-Intoxication Is Not a Defense
6.2 Intoxication As Defense to Specific Intent Crime
6.3 Diminished Capacity
6.4 Property Crimes: Mistake and Intent
6.5 Intent to Injure or Defraud
6.6 Restitution is Not a Defense
7.4 Lack of Presence (Alibi)
7.6 Duress
7.8 Identification
7.10 Person Under Influence of Alcohol/Cont. Substance
8.1 Aiding and Abetting
8.3 Separate Crime W/I Scope of the Enterprise
8.4 Inducement
8.5 Mere Presence Insufficient
8.6 Accessory After the Fact
8.7 Difference Between Aider and Abettor/Accessory
9.1 Attempt
9.2 Attempt as Lesser Offense
9.3 Impossibility No Defense
9.4 Abandonment as Defense to Attempt
10.1 Conspiracy
10.2 Agreement
10.3 Membership
10.4 Scope
10.5 Case Must Be Considered as to Each Defendant
10.6 Solicitation to Commit a Felony
10.7 Renunciation As a Defense to Solicitation

Witnesses & Evidence


3.4 Defendant-Impeachment by Prior Conviction
3.5 Evidence
3.6 Witnesses-Credibility
3.7 Multiple Defendants
4.1 Def's Statements as Evidence Against Defendant
4.2 Confession Not Admissible Against Co-Defendant
4.3 Circumstantial Evidence
4.4 Flight, Concealment, Escape or Attempted Escape
4.5 Impeachment by Prior Inconsistent Statement
4.7 Stipulation
4.9 Motive
4.10 Preliminary Examination Transcript
4.11 Evidence of Other Offenses-Relevance Limited
4.12 Time-Optional Clarifying Instruction
4.15 Fingerprint Evidence
5.1 Witnesses-Impeachment by Prior Conviction
5.2 Weighing Conflicting Evidence-# of Witnesses
5.3 Witness Interviewed by a Lawyer
5.9 Child Witness
5.10 Expert Witness
5.11 Police Witness

Deliberations & Verdict


3.1 Duties of a Judge and Jury
3.11 Deliberations and Verdict
3.13 Penalty
3.14 Communications with the Court
3.15 Exhibits
3.17 Single Defendant-Single Count
3.18 Multiple Defendants-Single Count
3.19 Single Def-Multiple Counts-Single Wrongful Act
3.20 Single Def-Multiple Counts-More Than One "
3.21 Multiple Defs-Mult. Counts-Single Wrongful Act
3.22 Multiple Defs-Mult. Counts-More Than One"