CA 3404. Accident

CA 3404. Accident

State: California

 

California Criminal Jury Instructions (CALCRIM)

CA 3404. Accident

<General or Specific Intent Crimes>

[The defendant is not guilty of <insert crime[s]> if (he/ she) acted [or failed to act] without the intent required for that crime, but acted instead accidentally. You may not find the defendant guilty of <insert crime[s]> unless you are convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that (he/she) acted with the required intent.]

<Criminal Negligence Crimes>

[The defendant is not guilty of <insert crime[s]> if (he/ she) acted [or failed to act] accidentally without criminal negligence. You may not find the defendant guilty of<insert crime[s]> unless you are convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that (he/she) acted with criminal negligence. Criminal negligence is defined in another instruction.]

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