Ready-to-use jury instructions for any federal civil case.
Judges in federal court increasingly require jury instructions to be understandable and free of legalese and arcane language. Modern Federal Jury Instructions (Civil Volumes) allows you to do just that, quickly and cost-effectively. Offering instructions for all aspects of a federal civil jury trial, these four volumes from the 11-volume Modern Federal Jury Instructions save you hours of drafting time and helps you avoid giving jurors erroneous or inappropriate instructions. Inside you'll find:
• General instructions covering such areas as evidence and burden of proof.
• Specific instructions spanning every significant area of federal litigation, from federal securities regulation to patents and civil rights.
• Citations to specific case authority and/or statutory authority to cut your research time
• Official pattern instructions for those circuits that have adopted them, plus notes pointing out any conflicts between the different circuits
There is simply no other guide as authoritative and all-encompassing to help you minimize errors, focus the jury's deliberations, and produce instructions that stand up to even the sharpest scrutiny down the road.
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Table of Contents
PART III GENERAL CIVIL INSTRUCTIONS
Chapter 71 Function of the Court, the Jury and Counsel
Chapter 72 Corporations and Corporate Liability
Chapter 73 Burden and Standard of Proof
Chapter 74 Evidence
Chapter 75 Inferences and Presumptions
Chapter 76 Witness Credibility
Chapter 77 Damages
Chapter 78 Jury Deliberations
PART IV SUBSTANTIVE CIVIL INSTRUCTIONS
Chapter 79 Restraint of Trade (15 U.S.C. § 1)
Chapter 80 Monopolization (15 U.S.C. § 2)
Chapter 81 Patent Based Antitrust Claims (35 U.S.C. § 154)
Chapter 82 Securities-The 1934 Act (15 U.S.C. § 78)
Chapter 83 Securities-The 1933 Act (15 U.S.C. § 77)
Chapter 84 Civil RICO (18 U.S.C. § 1962)
Chapter 85 Fair Labor Standards Act
Chapter 86 Patents
Chapter 86A Trademark
Chapter 86B Copyright
Chapter 87 Civil Rights Actions and the Fair Housing Act (42 U.S.C. §§ 1981–1985, 3604)
Chapter 88 Civil Rights Actions--Equal Pay Act; Age Discrimination in Employment Act; Title VII Employment Discrimination (Civil Rights Act of 1991); Family and Medical Leave Act
Chapter 88A Americans with Disabilities Act
Chapter 89 Federal Employer’s Liability Act (45 U.S.C. §§ 1, 23, 51)
Chapter 90 The Jones Act (46 U.S.C. § 688)
Chapter 91 Libel
Chapter 92 Wiretap Act
Chapter 93 Odometer Fraud and Other Automobile Litigation
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
VOLUME [⋄] PATTERN JURY INSTRUCTIONS (Civil Cases)
VOLUME [⋄ ⋄] PATTERN JURY INSTRUCTIONS (Civil Cases)