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The Missouri Bar 2012 Solo and Small Firm Conference

Criminal Law Program

Friday, June 8th * 12:45 - 1:55 p.m. * Location: Short Creek 1 & 2

Tips to Prepare Jury Instructions for a Criminal Case

Speakers: Jim Wyrsch and Joe Passanise

Moderator: Saundra McDowell

This presentation will provide the practitioner with detailed information on how to prepare jury instructions in criminal cases, as well as how to make a record in the trial and appellate courts concerning any proffered instructions. This presentation will also alert the practitioner to significant substantive legal issues regarding jury instructions in criminal cases.