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Criminal Jury Instructions

 

WRITTEN INSTRUMENT

"Written instrument" means any instrument or article containing written or printed matter or the equivalent thereof, used for the purpose of reciting, embodying, conveying or recording information or constituting a symbol or evidence of value, right, privilege or identification, which is capable of being used to the advantage or disadvantage of some person.

Source:  General Statutes § 53a-137 (1) (applies to Part X:  Forgery and Related Offenses, §§ 53a-138 -- 53a-145).

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