California Criminal Jury Instructions (CALCRIM) (2017)
206. One or More Defendants Removed From CaseDownload PDF
206.One or More Defendants Removed From Case
The charge[s] against defendant[s] <insert names[s] of
defendant[s]> no longer need[s] to be decided in this case.
Do not speculate about or consider in any way why the charge[s]
against defendant[s] <insert names[s] of defendant[s]> (do/
does) not need to be decided.
New January 2006
The court may give this instruction if one or more of the original defendants has
been removed from the case, whether through plea, dismissal, or ﬂight.