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Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions-Criminal | State of Illinois Office of the Illinois Courts

The following represents Illinois Pattern Criminal Jury Instructions, drafted by the Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases. All instructions are in pdf format.

Cumulative Changes to Illinois Pattern Jury Instruction - Criminal

COMPLETE SET OF ILLINOIS PATTERN JURY INSTRUCTIONS-CRIMINAL

INTRODUCTION TO IPI CRIMINAL - Revised September 2019

1.00 FUNCTION OF COURT, JURY, AND COUNSEL - 1.01A & 1.01B - Revised April 30, 2021

2.00 BURDEN OF PROOF

3.00 PARTICULAR TYPES OF EVIDENCE - 3.15A - Approved January 31, 2020

4.00 DEFINITIONS OF CERTAIN WORDS - New 4.12A

5.00 MENTAL STATE, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND RESPONSIBILITY - 5.15 - Revised April 30, 2021

6.00 INCHOATE OFFENSES - New Section incorporating CLEAR legislation revisions - Approved October 17, 2014

7.00 HOMICIDE - 7.01, 7.01B, 7.02, 7.02B, 7.15A, 7.15B - Approved July 30, 2021

8.00 KIDNAPPING - New & Revised 8.01, 8.01A, 8.01B, 8.02, 8.03, 8.04, 8.04A, 8.05, 8.05A, 8.05B, 8.06, 8.06A, 8.07, 8.07A, 8.08, 8.09, 8.10, 8.11, 8.11A, 8.11B, 8.12, 8.13, 8.14, 8.15

9.00 SEX OFFENSES - 9.01, 9.01A, 9.01B, 9.01C, 9.02 & 9.02A - Approved January 18, 2013

10.00 ABORTION - New Instructions - Approved October 28, 2016

11.00 ASSAULT, BATTERY, AND RELATED CRIMES - New 11.123 & 11.124

12.00 EAVESDROPPING

13.00 THEFT - 13.39, 13.40A, 13.42, 13.42A  - Revised April 30, 2021

14.00 ROBBERY AND BURGLARY - 14.12A, 14.12B & 14.12C - Approved January 24, 2014

15.00 ARSON AND RELATED OFFENSES - Revised Section - Approved October 26, 2018

16.00 CRIMINAL DAMAGE AND TRESPASS - 16.01, 16.01X, 16.02, 16.02X, 16.03, 16.04, 16.05, 16.06 - Approved December 1, 2017

17.00 CANNABIS AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES - 17.01, 17.02, 17.03, 17.04, 17.05, 17.06, 17.07, 17.08, 17.09, 17.10, 17.11, 17.12 - Approved January 26, 2018

18.00 WEAPONS - 18.11, 18.12, 18.35O, 18.35P - Approved December 2, 2014

19.00 MOB ACTION

20.00 GAMBLING

21.00 BRIBERY - Revised 21.15 & 21.16 - Approved January 25, 2019

22.00 INTERFERENCE WITH JUDICIAL AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL FUNCTIONS - New 22.77A, 22.77B, 22.78 - Revised 22.77- Revised April 30, 2021

23.00 TRAFFIC - 23.43B - Approved April 4, 2014

24.00-25.00 DEFENSES - 24-25.27, 24-25.27A - Approved October 26, 2018

26.00 CONCLUDING INSTRUCTIONS AND FORMS OF VERDICTS

27.00 SAMPLE SETS OF INSTRUCTIONS

28.00-28A.00 ENHANCEMENT/EXTENDED TERM SENTENCING

 ´╗┐Note: Supreme Court Rule 451(a) prescribes the use of Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions in criminal cases. These instructions are prepared by the Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases. There is no advanced approval of jury instructions in criminal cases by the Court, they are approved only after they have been tested in the courts. People v. Hester, 131 Ill.2d 91 (1989), citing Powers v. Illinois Central Gulf Railroad Company, 91 Ill.2d 375 (1982).