Watt's Manual of Criminal Jury Instruction, 2nd Edition

Watt's Manual of Criminal Jury Instruction, 2nd Edition

By The Honourable Mr Justice David Watt

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Date: 10/12/2014

Code: 9780779855117

Carswell, Canada

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Description

This text offers suggestions for improving juror understanding of instructions provided at all phases of criminal jury trials. It helps judges and lawyers prepare for and deliver the different kinds of jury instructions required in criminal cases, and makes extensive use of the Ontario Specimen Jury Instructions (Criminal) to illustrate what is proposed. The text provides strategic guidance and practical tips for lawyers and judges and alerts them to some of the pitfalls to avoid in instructing jurors.

Included in this text are chapters on:
  • Increasing Juror Participation
  • Educating the Jurors
  • Preliminary Instructions
  • Mid-Trial Instructions
  • Final Instructions
  • Putting Together the Finals
  • Instructions During Deliberations
New in this edition

Continuing the standard of excellence set by the original edition, the new second edition of Watt's Manual of Criminal Jury Instructions thoroughly reviews and updates all the significant developments in jurisprudence and legislation, including:
  • Preliminary, mid-trial and final instructions have been fully reviewed, updated and new instructions added
  • Up-to-date case digests to assist in customizing instructions to fit evidence at trial
  • CD-ROM providing access to full text of cases and Jury Instruction Forms

 

New in this edition

Continuing the standard of excellence set by the original edition, the new second edition of Watt's Manual of Criminal Jury Instructions thoroughly reviews and updates all the significant developments in jurisprudence and legislation, including:
  • Preliminary, mid-trial and final instructions have been fully reviewed, updated and new instructions added
  • Up-to-date case digests to assist in customizing instructions to fit evidence at trial
  • CD-ROM providing access to full text of cases and Jury Instruction Forms
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