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Chief Judge Philip P. Simon - Jury Instructions: Civil
Chief Judge Philip P. Simon
5400 Federal Plaza
Suite 4400
Hammond, IN 46320
(219) 852-6740

Jury Instructions - Criminal

Proposed jury instructions should be filed of record in the docket of the case.

In addition to being filed, proposed jury instructions should also be submitted to the chambers mailbox in Word Perfect or Microsoft Word format, by e-mail to Judge Simon's chambers mailbox.

Where an applicable Seventh Circuit Pattern Instruction exists, Judge Simon is inclined to use it unless a party makes a strong showing of its inappropriateness.


Samples of jury instructions used by Judge Simon in previous criminal trials:

Possession with Intent to Distribute [841(a)(1)] & Firearm in Furtherance [924(c)]:
  • US v. Ramirez-Fuentes

    Possession of Marijuana [844(a)] & Felon in Possession [922(g)]:
  • US v. Martin

    Conspiracy to Distribute [846]:
  • US v. Wilson

    Mail Fraud [1341]:
  • US v. Allen

    Use of a Facility of Interstate Commerce to Entice a Minor to Engage in Sexual Activity [2422(b)]::
  • US v. Rouhselang

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