Civil Jury Instructions Committee
New Proposed Jury Instructions on "Nuisance Damages" and Revised Personal Injury 4 -Punitive Damages. Comments due by July 21, 2017.
Updates the Revised Arizona Jury Instructions (Civil). Keeps the Civil RAJIs current, correct, and concise.
The following jury instructions have been prepared by the Civil Jury Instruction Committee of the State Bar of Arizona. The State Bar Board of Governors has authorized the publication and distribution of these instructions for use where appropriate.
In the past, the Arizona Supreme Court expressed qualified approval for various jury instructions, which were then published as RECOMMENDED ARIZONA JURY INSTRUCTIONS. However, before the last RAJI (Civil) 2d publication, the Arizona Supreme Court decided not to issue or qualify approvals for any jury instructions. Due to the action by the Court, members of the Board of Governors established guidelines for future RAJIs and decided that this disclaimer should be included for all RAJIs. Accordingly, the instructions have also been renamed REVISED ARIZONA JURY INSTRUCTIONS−CIVIL (RAJI-CIVIL), 5TH.
Current jury instructions may be freely downloaded in the links at the bottom of this page. The RAJI (Civil) 5th Edition publication may also be purchased at the LexisNexis Bookstore. A new RAJI (Civil) 6th Edition 2017 publication is scheduled for November 2017.
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