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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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It's been two years since the Supreme Court approved a major reworking of the Florida Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases book, and the committee that put it together wants to know how it's working.
Although the committee recommended a plain meaning expansion of the greater weight instruction, the court decided to retain the former wording.
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The same procedure was repeated for Lecture 2, with the exception that after watching the video of the second lecture, instructors compared the items that were negative in Instruction I with those of Instruction II and itemized other positive and negative aspects about the instructions that they noticed.
Traditional instruction includes teaching strategies where students learn by listening to information presented by the professor, such as, lecturing, classroom discussions and recall instructional model, (Huitt 1999).
Teachers also spend about 30 minutes a day on specific language instruction for students learning English.
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The instruction does not mention dividends from domestic corporations that may be included in Part II, line 8 and, accordingly, would be required in column (A) of line 7 (e.
Transitional bilingual education initially provides most instruction in students' (non-English) first language, with increasing proportions of English instruction over time.