Trialdex has the most comprehensive and up-to-date collection of searchable official jury instructions on the Internet. Jury instructions are a lawyer's most important resource, and must be consulted at the earliest point in litigation. This site makes it easy to find and compare instructions inside and outside your circuit or state.
For more detailed information, see the trialdex FAQ page.
about the author
Ed Hagen was an Assistant Director at the United States Department of Justice Office of Legal Education from 1995 until his retirement in 2018. Before that he was a state prosecutor and adjunct law professor.
He is the co-author of Law of Confessions (Thomson Reuters) and The Prosecution Function (Lexington Books). Another book, A Detective's Guide to Interrogation Law is available on Amazon. An abridged video version of the Detective's Guide is available on YouTube. A new book, Federal Crimes, is scheduled for publication with Tomson Reuters in 2024.