Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

Criminal Pattern Jury Instructions Explored in New Podcast Episode

December 13, 2019

Jury instructions often play a vital role in every criminal trial. The Tennessee Court Talk podcast recently sat down with three members of the Tennessee Judicial Conference Pattern Jury Instructions Criminal Committee to discuss how the pattern instructions are developed, how changes are incorporated each year, and tips for both judges and attorneys for modifying instructions and giving instructions to the jury. Guests include Judge Chris Craft of Shelby County, Judge Dee David Gay of Sumner County, and Judge Mark Ward of Shelby County.

Tennessee Court Talk is an educational podcast from the Tennessee Supreme Court and the Administrative Office of the Courts, bringing together the very best law experts to discuss topics affecting judges, attorneys, law students, and the people of Tennessee. Tennessee Court Talk is available on iTunes, StitcherGoogle PodcastsiHeart RadioTuneIn, Spotify, and Buzzsprout

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