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9-12.000 - Indictments And Informations

A discussion of the law and practice relating to the drafting of indictments is available in the Criminal Resource Manual at 201 et seq:

Indictment and Informations Criminal Resource Manual at 201
Obtaining an Indictment Criminal Resource Manual at 202
Obtaining an Information Criminal Resource Manual at 203
Use of an Indictment or Information Criminal Resource Manual at 204
When an Indictment is Required Criminal Resource Manual at 205
When an Information May be Used Criminal Resource Manual at 206
When Neither an Indictment Nor an Information is Required Criminal Resource Manual at 207
Presentments Criminal Resource Manual at 208
Waiver of an Indictment Criminal Resource Manual at 209
Waiver Procedure Criminal Resource Manual at 210
Prosecutorial Discretion to Allow Criminal Resource Manual at 211
Judicial Discretion to Set Aside Criminal Resource Manual at 212
Effect at New Trial Criminal Resource Manual at 213
Drafting Indictments and Informations Criminal Resource Manual at 214
Number of Counts in Indictments Criminal Resource Manual at 215
Caption Criminal Resource Manual at 216
Subscription Criminal Resource Manual at 217
Incorporation by Reference Criminal Resource Manual at 218
Citation of the Statute Violated Criminal Resource Manual at 219
Grammar, Spelling, and Typographical Errors Criminal Resource Manual at 220
Sufficiency Criminal Resource Manual at 221
Elements of the Offense Criminal Resource Manual at 222
Requirement of Specificity Criminal Resource Manual at 223
Plea of Former Jeopardy Criminal Resource Manual at 224
Charging in the Language of the Statute Criminal Resource Manual at 225
Negativing Statutory Exceptions Criminal Resource Manual at 226
Conjunctive and Disjunctive Elements Criminal Resource Manual at 227
Particular Allegations -- Time and Date Criminal Resource Manual at 228
Particular Allegations -- Place of Offense Criminal Resource Manual at 229
Particular Allegations -- Means Criminal Resource Manual at 230
Particular Allegations -- Venue Criminal Resource Manual at 231
Particular Allegations -- Intent Criminal Resource Manual at 232
Particular Allegations -- Aiding and Abetting Criminal Resource Manual at 233
Particular Allegations -- Forfeiture Criminal Resource Manual at 234
Amendment of Information Criminal Resource Manual at 235
Amendment of Indictments Criminal Resource Manual at 236
Amendment on Indictments for Offenses That Could Have Been Initiated by Information Criminal Resource Manual at 237
Updated May 28, 2015