Recommended Titles and Treatises
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Texas criminal pattern jury charges: crimes against persons
Includes a thorough discussion of legal issues of concern in drafting criminal charges, a complete general charge, and special instructions for a variety of topics. With this book, the committee designed an outline that explicitly states the relevant statutes and legal definitions and then applies the law to the facts in commonsense language. Each section is clearly identified, and the format enhances readability for the jury. The book also includes a quick guide to drafting a jury charge.