Required instructions. Art. 51(c), R.C.M. 920(e)(5) and (6)


  1. bestmilitarydefensedefenseattorneys10.01.59PMcopyThe accused is presumed innocent.
  2. If there is reasonable doubt, the accused must be acquitted.
  3. If there is a lesser included offense and there is reasonable doubt as to the greater offense, the finding must be to an offense to where there is not reasonable doubt.
  4. The burden of proof is on the government (except for certain defenses).
  5. Instructions on deliberations and voting.