Directions given by the judge to the jury concerning the law of the case.
The explanation of constitutional rights given by a judge to a defendant.
Detailed directions or guidelines on a procedure.
The judge's directions to the jury at the close of a trial about the law and about the jury's authority to determine the facts and to draw inferences from the facts so that it can reach a verdict.
Direction given by a judge to the jury regarding the law in a case.
Judge's explanation to the jury before it begins deliberations of the question it must answer and the applicable law governing the case. (Also referred to as charge.)
Judge's directions/guidelines to jury regarding law which applies to the facts of a case. Also called charge. Compare binding instruction and directed verdict.
statements of what the law is, given by the judge to jurors before they begin their deliberations
A judge's explanation to the jury of the applicable law governing the case and the questions the jury must answer.
Judge's explanation to the jury before it begins deliberations of the questions it must answer. Judge's instructions include information about law governing the case.