mandatory instruction

noun

Legal Definition of mandatory instruction

: an instruction that sets out a factual situation which if found by the jury to be supported by the evidence requires a certain verdict

Learn More about mandatory instruction

Cite this Entry

“Mandatory instruction.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/mandatory%20instruction. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

Comments on mandatory instruction

What made you want to look up mandatory instruction? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!