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instruction

n. an explanation of the law governing a case which the judge gives orally to the jury after the attorneys have presented all the evidence and have made final arguments, but before the jury begins deliberations.

instruction

(Direction), noun advice, authoritative statement, bidding, categorical imperative, caveat, charge, command, commandment, commission, decree, firm advice, guidance, jury charge, mandate, order, praescriptum, precept, regulation, rule, word of command, written order
Associated concepts: instruction to a jury, peremptory inntruction, special instructions
Foreign phrases: Matter en ley ne serra mise in bouche del jurors.A matter of law shall not be put into the mouth of jurors.

instruction

(Teaching), noun detailed statement, doctrina, edification, education, eruditio, explanation, exposition, guidance, inculcation, indoctrination, institutio, lecture, pedagogy, preaching, preparation, recital, recitation, schooling, sermon, training, tutelage, tutoring, upbringing
See also: admonition, advice, canon, caveat, charge, clue, command, dictate, direction, directive, discipline, dispatch, edification, education, experience, fiat, guidance, law, mandate, message, order, precept, preparation, prescription, principle, recommendation, regulation, rule, subpoena, tip

instruction

another word, used mainly in the USA, for the judge's CHARGE to a jury.

INSTRUCTION, French law. This word signifies the means used and formality employed to prepare a case for trial. it is generally applied to criminal cases, and is then called criminal, instruction; it is then defined the acts and proceedings which tend to prove positively a crime or delict, in order to inflict on the guilty person the punishment which he deserves.

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