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Criminal & Jimmy Ryce Jury Instructions Alerts & Proposals for Comments

Alerts

Updated 11/24/2020

The following instructions are currently under review because of recent legislation or case law:

  • Instructions 3.12(e); 7.10; 7.11 – State v. Poole, 297 So. 3d 487 (Fla. January 23, 2020) 

Proposals

The Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases submits the following amended instructions for comment. The committee proposes the following:

10.9 FALSE REPORT CONCERNING THE [PLACING OR PLANTING OF A BOMB, DYNAMITE, OTHER DEADLY EXPLOSIVE, OR A WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION] [USE OF FIREARMS IN A VIOLENT MANNER AGAINST A PERSON]

10.10 FALSE REPORT CONCERNING [THE PLACING OR PLANTING OF A BOMB, DYNAMITE, OTHER DEADLY EXPLOSIVE, OR A WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION] [AN ACT OR ARSON OR OTHER VIOLENCE] TO PROPERTY OWNED BY THE STATE [OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION]

10.15 CONVICTED FELON CARRYING A CONCEALED WEAPON OR CONVICTED FELON POSSESSING [A FIREARM] [AMMUNITION] [AN ELECTRIC WEAPON OR DEVICE]

The committee invites all interested persons to comment on the proposals. Comments must be received by the committee in either electronic format or hard copy on or before June 30, 2021. The committee will review all comments received in response to the proposals at its next meeting and will consider amendments based upon the comments received. File your comments electronically, in the format of a Word document. If you cannot file electronically, mail a hard copy of the comment to Standard Jury Instructions Committee in Criminal Cases, c/o Bart Schneider, General Counsel’s Office, Office of the State Courts Administrator, 500 S. Duval St., Tallahassee 32399-1900.