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The 2010 print edition of the Manual of Model Criminal Jury Instructions is current as to instructions approved by the Committee as of July 2010.  Instructions noted below were added or revised online after July 2010.

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Last Updated 9/2019

 

The following instruction was modified 9/2010: 8.142

The following instruction was modified 9/2010: 9.9

The following instruction was modified 1/2011: 9.19

The following instructions (Comment only) were modified 4/2011: 3.15, 4.10, 6.8, 8.71, 8.72, 8.107, 9.1

The following instructions were modified 4/2011: 8.147, 8.148, 8.149, 9.9

The following instructions (Comment only) were modified 7/2011: 6.10, 8.65, 8.113, 9.6

The following instructions were modified 7/2011: 8.40, 8.142

The following instructions (Comment only) were modified 1/2012: 6.2, 7.7, 8.142, 8.147, 8.151, 8.154

The following instruction was added 1/2012: 8.142A

The following instruction was modified 1/2012: 8.183

The following instructions were modified 8/2012: 8.47, 8.123, 8.125, 8.126, 8.138, 9.31, 9.44

The following instruction was added 8/2012: 2.8A

The following instruction (Comment only) was modified 8/2012: 8.124

The following instructions were modified 12/2012: 8.3, 8.4, 8.100

The following instructions were added 12/2012: 7.10, 7.11, 7.12

The following instructions (Comment only) were modified 12/2012: 5.5, 9.15, 9.42

The following instructions were modified 4/2013: 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.11, 8.24, 8.151, 9.28

The following instruction was added 4/2013: 8.47A

The following instructions (Comment only) were modified 4/2013: 5.7, 8.65, 8.149, 8.150

The following instruction was modified 7/2013: 5.1

The following instruction was added 7/2013: 5.5A

The following instructions (Comment only) were modified 7/2013: 3.15, 4.13, 5.5, 7.9, 8.49, 9.31

The following instructions (Comment only) were modified 10/2013: 3.5, 3.15, 8.131, 8.185

The following instruction was added 10/2013: 4.18

The following instructions were modified 10/2013: 8:110, 8.124

The following instructions (Comment only) were modified 2/2014:  5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 6.2, 8.53, 8.73, 8.124, 8.142 

The following instruction was added 4/2014: 6.2A

The following instruction was modified 4/2014: 8.71

The following instructions (Comment only) were modified 6/2014: 3.10, 5.5, 8.83, 8.121, 8.181, 9.8 

The following instruction was added 6/2014: 8.65

The following instruction was renumbered and modified 6/2014: 8.65A (formerly 8.65)

The following instructions were modified 6/2014: 5.1, 8.63, 8.64, 8.73, 8.142, 8.142A 

The following instructions were modified 3/2015: 5.1, 8.185

The following instructions were modified 3/2015: 6.3, 8.12, 8.21, 8.25, 8.58, 8.127

The following instructions were added 6/2015: 3.20, 8.125, 8.162A, 8.162B, 9.19A

The following instructions were renumbered 6/2015: 8.126 (formerly 8.125), 8.126A (formerly 8.126)

The following instructions were revised 6/2015: 8.20, 8.162

The following instructions were revised (Comment only) 6/2015: 6.4, 6.5

The following instructions were added 9/2015: 4.14A, 8.47B

The following instructions were revised 9/2015: 4.14, 8.20, 8.47A, 8.83, 8.113, 8.164, 9.6, 9.15, 9.17, 9.18, 9.19, 9.20, 9.21, 9.22, 9.23, 9.24, 9.25, 9.26, 9.34, 9.39

The following instructions were revised (Comment only) 9/2015: 7.9

The following instruction was revised (Comment only) 10/2015: 8.47

The following instruction was added 12/2015: 8.131A

The following instructions were revised 12/2015: 8.3, 8.4, 8.61, 8.95, 8.96, 8.97, 8.99, 8.123, 8.131, 8.161, 9.15, 9.16, 9.17

The following instruction was revised (Comment only) 12/2015: 3.15

The following instruction was revised 1/2016: 1.7

The following instruction was added 3/2016: 9.9A

The following instructions were revised 3/2016: 4.3, 8.74, 8.97, 8.121, 8.147, 9.16

The following instruction was revised (Comment only) 3/2016: 5.5

The following instruction was revised 6/2016: 1.8

The following instructions were revised (Comment only) 6/2016: 8.20, 8.65, 8.65A, 8.113, 8.143, 9.6, 9.16 

The following instructions were added 9/2016:  8.143A, 8.10A

The following instructions were revised 9/2016:  8.129, 8.131, 8.131A

The following instuctions were revised (Comment only) 9/2016: 8.6, 8.20, 9.19

The following instructions were added 12/2016: 8.11A, 8.143B

The following instructions were revised (Comment only) 12/2016: 3.5, 8.12, 8.13, 8.16, 8.17, 8.20, 8.143, 8.143A, 8.157, 8.158, 9.15, 9.16

The following instruction was added 3/2017: 8.94A

The following instructions were revised (Comment only) 3/2017: 5.1, 6.2, 8.83, 8.181

The following instruction was added 6/2017:  8.0A

The following instructions were revised 6/2017:  8.121, 8.124, 9.7

The following instructions were revised (Comment only) 6/2017:  8.22, 8.137, 9.8

The following instructions were added 9/2017:  8.128A

The following instructions were revised 9/2017:  1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.7, 2.8, 2.8A, 2.9, 3.1, 7.1, 8.55, 8.183, 8.193, 9.6, 9.7, 9.8, 9.15, 9.18, 9.20, 9.21, 9.22, 9.23, 9.24

The following instructions were revised (Comment only) 9/2017:  2.4, 2.5, 2.10, 5.1, 5.5

The following instructions were added 12/2017: 2.10A, 8.141A, 8.141B, 8.141C, 8.182A

The following instructions were revised 12/2017:  1.12, 2.4, 2.5, 2.8A, 2.10, 3.2, 3.3, 3.9, 3.18, 8.26

The following instructions  were revised (Comment only) 12/2017: 2.8, 2.12, 2.13, 2.15, 3.6, 3.8, 3.10, 3.11, 3.14, 3.15, 3.16, 3.17, 6.8, 8.20, 9.6

The following instructions were revised 3/2018:  3.19 (retitled and revised), 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 8.1, 8.28, 8.34, 8.35, 8.36, 8.45, 8.111, 8.118, 8.119, 8.126A, 8.128, 8.139, 8.142, 8.142A, 8.143, 8.143A, 8.144, 8.146, 8.147, 8.148, 8.149, 8.151, 8.163, 8.165, 8.167, 8.169, 8.171, 8.173, 8.175, 8.177, 8.191, 8.192, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.5, 9.7, 9.17, 9.20, 9.22, 9.24, 9.26, 9.43

The following instructions were renumbered 3/2018:  2.8A (renumbered 2.9), 2.9 (renumbered 2.10), 2.10 (renumbered 2.11), 2.10A (renumbered 2.12), 2.11 (renumbered 2.13), 2.12 (renumbered 2.14), 2.13 (renumbered 2.15), 2.14 (renumbered 2.16), 2.15 (renumbered 2.17), 4.14A (reunumbered 4.15), 4.15 (renumbered 4.16 and retitled), 4.16 (renumbered 4.17 and retitled), 4.17 (renumbered 4.18), 4.18 (renumbered 4.19 and revised), 5.5A (renumbered 5.6), 5.6 (renumbered 5.7), 5.7 (renumbered 5.8 and revised), 5.8 (renumbered 5.9), 5.9 (renumbered 5.10 and revised)

The following instructions  were revised (Comment only) 3/2018:  4.3, 9.16, 9.19

The following instructions  were revised (cross references only) 3/2018:  1.12, 3.7, 4.0, 4.3, 4.4, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8, 4.10, 4.14, 8.128A, 8.131A, 9.15, 9.18, 9.29, 9.36

The following instructions were added 6/2018:  8.134A, 8.134B

The following instructions were revised 6/2018:  4.13, 9.2

The following instructions were revised (Comment only) 6/2018:  2.16, 3.5, 4.2, 4.11

The following instructions were renumbered 6/2018:  3.15 (renumbered 5.11), 3.16 (renumbered 5.12), 3.17 (renumbered 3.15), 3.18 (renumbered 3.16), 3.19 (renumbered 3.17), 3.20 (renumbered 3.18)

The following instructions were added 9/2018:  8.35A, 8.193A
The following instructions were revised 9/2018:  6.1, 6.11, 8.73
The following instructions were revised (Comment only) 9/2018:  6.2, 6.2A, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 7.9, 8.10A, 8.39, 8.42, 8.44, 8.47, 8.75, 8.83, 8.84, 8.91, 8.92, 8.94, 8.134A 

The following instructions were revised 1/2019:  6.4, 6.9, 8.105, 8.157, 8.163, 8.172, 8.181, 8.182, 8.183, 8.193, 8.194, 8.195
The following instructions were revised (Comment only) 1/2019:  3.5, 5.3, 6.8, 8.1, 8.3, 8.4, 8.20, 8.25, 8.45, 8.111, 8.118, 8.119, 8.126A, 8.128, 8.131A, 8.139, 8.142, 8.142A, 8.143, 8.143A, 8.144, 8.154, 8.160, 8.165, 8.167, 8.168, 8.169, 8.171, 8.173, 8.175, 8.177, 8.188, 8.192, 9.17, 9.20, 9.22, 9.24, 9.26, 9.43
The following instructions were revised (Comment only) and retitled 1/2019:  8.28, 8.34, 8.35, 8.35A, 8.36, 8.146, 8.147, 8.148, 8.149, 8.151, 8.191, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.5
The following instructions were added 4/2019:  4.20, 6.2B, 8.7A, 8.10B
The following instructions were revised 4/2019:  5.3, 8.0A, 8.1, 8.10A, 8.23, 8.28, 8.34, 8.35, 8.35A, 8.36, 8.45, 8.111, 8.118, 8.119, 8.125, 8.126A, 8.139, 8.142, 8.142A, 8.143, 8.143A, 8.146, 8.147, 8.148, 8.149, 8.151, 8.163, 8.165, 8.167, 8.169, 8.171, 8.173, 8.175, 8.177, 8.181, 8.182, 8.182A, 8.183, 8.184, 8.185, 8.191, 8.192, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4 (withdrawn), 9.5, 9.7, 9.17, 9.20, 9.22, 9.24, 9.26, 9.43

The following instructions were revised (Comment only) 4/2019:  4.11, 6.5, 8.3, 8.4, 8.12, 8.13, 8.14, 8.15, 8.16, 8.17, 8.18, 8.24, 8.25, 8.121, 8.124, 8.128, 8.187, 9.6, 9.8 

The following instructions were revised 6/2019:  4.11, 8.95, 8.96, 8.97, 8.100, 8.101, 8.102, 8.104, 8.113, 8.114, 8.115, 8.116, 8.117, 8.118, 8.119,

The following instructions were revised (Comment only) 6/2019:  1.1, 4.14, 7.10, 8.22, 8.99, 8.103, 8.105, 8.106, 8.107, 8.108, 8.109, 8.110, 8.111, 8.112, 8.120, 9.9

 

9/2019 Updates:

The following instructions were added 9/2019:  1.14, 1.15, 5.1A, 8.108A

The following instructions were revised 9/2019:  1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.7, 1.8, 2.2 (revised and renumbered 1.16), 7.2, 7.8, 7.9, 8.63, 8.64, 8.65, 8.65A, 9.8

The following instructions were revised (Comment only) 9/2019:  1.4, 1.5, 1.9, 5.1, 7.1, 7.4, 7.11, 7.12, 8.162

The following instructions were renumbered 9/2019:  2.3 (renumbered 2.2), 2.4 (renumbered 2.3), 2.5 (renumbered 2.4), 2.6 (renumbered 2.5), 2.7 (renumbered 2.6), 2.8 (renumbered 2.7), 2.9 (renumbered 2.8), 2.10 (renumbered 2.9), 2.11 (renumbered 2.10), 2.12 (renumbered 2.11), 2.13(renumbered 2.12),  2.14 (renumbered 2.13), 2.15 (renumbered 2.14), 2.16 (renumbered 2.15), 2.17 (renumbered 2.16)

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