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The Wisconsin Court System publishes the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions semiannually on this website. Each release lists the updated or new instruction by number and title, and current instructions are made immediately available for download. To help maintain print collections, instructions for pages removed and inserted, along with volume numbers, are listed as well.

Releases

Release date Release number Instructions affected
July 2020 Release 58 50, 550, 700, 815, 1185, 1186, 1186A, 1187, 1189, 1237, 1240B, 1250, 1273 (New), 1292, 1296, 1296A, 1297, 1341B, 1341C, 1341D, 1343, 1345, 1392, 1398A, 1398B, 1400, 1400B, 1421, 1424, 1441B, 1498, 1498A, 1498B, 1498C, 1750, 1920, 2104, 2120, 2120A, 2121, 2121A, 2122, 2123, 2125, 2146A, 2146B, 2660, 2663, 2664, 2664A, SM-34A
July 2019 Release 57 140, 200, 205, 235, 550, 640, 801, 805A, 810, 1231, 1240A, 1240B, 1240C, 1240D, 1241A (New), 1241B (New), 1250, 1321, 1337, 1338, 1343, 1343B, 1343C (New), 1344, 1345, 1398B, 1443, 1443A, 1444, 1450, 1453A, 1453B, 1453C, 1455, 1458, 1459, 1463A (New), 1464, 1464A, 1465, 1465A, 1498, 1498A, 1498B, 1498C, 1508, 1848 (New), 2040, 2102, 2107, 2114A, 2115, 2142, 2143, 2150, 2150A, 2151 (New), 2626 (New), 2630, 2632, 2663B, 2666A (New), 6009, SM-12, SM-16, SM-32, SM-32A, SM-32B Appendix, SM-34A
July 2018 Release 56 155, 275, 325, 327, 330, 820, 821 (New), 1205, 1216, 1218A, 1218B, 1237, 1240A, 1240B, 1240C, 1240D, 1322A, 1335, 1360, 1365, 1398A, 1398B, 1399 (New), 1441, 1441B, 1564 (New), 1795, 1830, 1831, 1900, 2104, 2107, 2134, 2134A, 2134B, 2136A (New), 2620A (New), 2621, 2621A, 2623B, 2623C (New), 2654, 2670, 6001, 6001A Example (New), 6020, 6020A, 6035, 6036, SM-36

 

Prior Versions

From 1960 through 2020, updates to the Wisconsin Jury Instructions - Criminal were published annually by the University of Wisconsin Law School. The approval date for content published through 1976 is indicated by the date at the bottom of the page. For new and revised items since 1976, the first paragraph of the comment also indicates the month and year of Committee approval. For information about prior updates or copies of superseded or withdrawn jury instructions, contact the Wisconsin State Law Library reference desk at 608-267-9696 or wsll.ref@wicourts.gov.

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