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Trial and Litigation Section CLE: Jury Instructions & Verdict Forms in Civil & Criminal Trials
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 Export to Your Calendar 5/2/2018
When: 05/02/2018
1 - 3 PM
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Chester H. Ferguson Law Center
1610 N Tampa St.
Tampa, Florida  33602
United States

Online registration is available until: 4/30/2018
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2.0 CLE credits

Speakers and Topics:

Civil Jury Instructions
Judge Matt Lucas and Bob Joyce, Esq.
• Considerations in crafting jury instructions and verdict forms in civil proceedings—the standard instructions and verdict forms, when and how to request special instructions or verdict forms, and traps for the unwary

Criminal Jury Instructions
Jessica Costello, Esq.
• The different considerations that apply in crafting jury instructions and verdict forms in criminal proceedings, and the common issues that arise in criminal cases regarding the instructions and verdict forms provided to a jury.

Appellate Issues Presented by Jury Instructions
Judge Daniel Sleet and Kristin Norse, Esq.
• Appellate review of jury instructions and verdict forms—the standard of review, preserving errors for appellate review, and what may constitute harmful or harmless error or fundamental error.