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Alerts: Updated 11/6/2019

The following instructions are currently under review because of recent legislation or case law:

  • Instruction 3.3(b) – Definition of “weapon” for purposes of §775.087(1), Fla. Stat. Shepard v. State, 259 So. 3d 701 (Fla. 2018).
  • Instructions 8.6 & 8.7(a)-8.7(d) – Stalkings. §784.048, Fla. Stat. Chapter 2019-167, Laws of Florida.
  • Instruction 8.26 – Sexual Cyberharassment. §784.049, Fla. Stat. Chapter 2019-53, Laws of Florida.
  • Instruction 11.10(g) – Lewd or Lascivious Exhibition. §800.09, Fla. Stat. Chapters 2019-50 and 2019-167, Laws of Florida.
  • Instruction 11.21 – Transmission of Material Harmful to Minors. Weitz v. State, 275 So. 3d 707 (Fla. 2d DCA 2019).
  • Instruction 14.1 – Theft, §812.014, Fla. Stat. Chapter 2019-167, Laws of Florida.
  • Instruction 14.4 – Retail Theft, §812.015, Fla. Stat. Chapter 2019-167, Laws of Florida.
  • Instruction 21.16 –  Falsely Personating An Officer. § 843.08, Fla. Stat. Chapters 2019-22 and 2019-141, Laws of Florida.
  • Instruction 27.1 – Escape. §944.40, Fla. Stat. Chapter 2019-167, Laws of Florida.
  • Instructions 28.9, 28.9(a), 28.11, 28.11(a), – Driver license crimes. Chapter 2019-167, Laws of Florida.

Pending Cases

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