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Rule 271. Charge to the Jury (1973)


Unless expressly waived by the parties, the judge shall prepare and in open court deliver a written charge to the jury.

Amended by order of May 25, 1973, eff. Sept. 1, 1973: Last two sentences of the original rule have been deleted.

Prior Amendments Future Amendments
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941

July 15, 1987, eff. Jan. 1, 1988