"Loud Music" Murder Trial: Relevant Florida Jury Instructions

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Hey folks, Thought you might be interested in having access to the jury instructions relevant to this case.  These are the "model jury instructions", they will have been customized to fit the facts of this trial.  So, the names of the defendant and victims will be typed in, irrelevant parts of instructions might be removed, and so forth.

With that caveat, here they are, in order as numbered by the State of Florida:

FLJI 3.3(a) AGGRAVATION OF A FELONY BY CARRYING A FIREARM (“10-20-Life”)

FLJI 3.6(f) JUSTIFIABLE USE OF DEADLY FORCE

FLJI 6.2 ATTEMPTED MURDER — FIRST DEGREE (PREMEDITATED)

FLJI 6.4 ATTEMPTED SECOND DEGREE MURDER

FLJI 7.7 Manslaughter

FLJI 8.1 ASSAULT

FLJI 8.2 AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

FLJI 8.3 BATTERY

FLJI 8.4 AGGRAVATED BATTERY

FLJI 10.13 SHOOTING OR THROWING MISSILES IN DWELLING

--Andrew, @LawSelfDefense


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