Proposed Changes

Drafts of new language for the 2020 edition of Texas Criminal Pattern Jury Charges—Crimes Against Persons & Property  are now available as proposed changes. Load the PDF to your browser by clicking the download button below. The committee that works on this edition strives for objective, well-drafted charges and commentary that accurately reflect Texas law. Your feedback will help the committee achieve that goal. Take the time to review the new material and send comments to As always, TexasBarBooks appreciates your assistance in crafting jury charges that are the most widely accepted in Texas.

Read a summary of new charges and proposed changes below.

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