trialdex ™ jury instructions

    about trialdex

    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.

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    about the author

    photo 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). His newest books, A Detective's Guide to Interrogation Law and 360 Federal Crimes, are available on Amazon. An abridged video version of the Detective's Guide is available on YouTube.