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Purpose

The Ohio Jury Instructions (OJI) Committee drafts Ohio Jury Instructions for newly enacted legislation and updates existing instructions as needed and required by intervening legal opinions or events.

Ohio Jury Instructions Recent Instructions

The instructions listed below are provisional documents by the OJI Committee, but not yet released for publication. Once they have been published, they will be removed from the site.

Instruction # Description    
CR 417.27 Affirmative defense R. C. 2901.05(C) [Rev. 4/13/19] PDF Word
CR 417.41 Battered persons syndrom [Rev. 4/13/19] PDF Word
CR 421.19 Self-defense against danger of bodily harm - use of non-deadly force R. C. 2901.05 (effective 3/28/19) [Rev. 11/16/19] PDF Word
CR 421.21 Self-defense against danger of death of great bodily harm - use of death force R. C. 2901.05 (effective 3/28/19) [Rev. 11/16/19] PDF Word
CR 421.23 Presumption - Self-defense/Defense of another - when in residence or vehicle, use of deadly force R. C. 2901.05 (effective 3/28/19) [Rev. 11/16/19] PDF Word
CR 421.191 Defense of another - use of non-deadly force R.C. 2901.05 (effective 3/28/19) [Rev. 11/16/19] PDF Word
CR 421.211 Defense of another against danger of death or great bodily harm - use of deadly force R.C. 2901.05 (effective 3/28/19) [Rev. 11/16/19] PDF Word
CR 425.03 Affirmative defense [Rev. 4/13/19] PDF Word

 


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