Rule 3.400. Materials to The Jury Room

(a)     Discretionary Materials. The court may permit the jury, upon retiring for deliberation, to take to the jury room:

(1)     a copy of the charges against the defendant;

(2)     forms of verdict approved by the court, after being first submitted to counsel;

(3)     all things received in evidence other than depositions. If the thing received in evidence is a public record or a private document which, in the opinion of the court, ought not to be taken from the person having it in custody, a copy shall be taken or sent instead of the original.

(b)     Mandatory Materials. The court must provide the jury, upon retiring for deliberation, with a written copy of the instructions given to take to the jury room.

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