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LCR 51
INSTRUCTIONS TO JURY AND DELIBERATION

​     (b) Submissions.
     (1) Time for Submission. Unless otherwise ordered by the court, proposed jury instructions shall be filed and served no later than noon, one business day before trial.
     (2) Proposed Instructions. Sets of proposed instructions shall be submitted as follows:
          (A) To the Clerk: A set of instructions numbered and with citations, and a set that is numbered and without citations, shall be filed with the county clerk. The numbered and unnumbered proposed instructions may be submitted together as one document.
          (B) To Attorneys: A set of instructions numbered and with citations shall be served on every other attorney or self-represented party appearing in the case.
          (C) To the Judge: A set of instructions shall be provided to the judge as follows:
               (i) a set of instructions numbered and with citations and a set of instructions without numbers and citations in electronic format submitted via e-mail to the judicial assistant, preferably in Word for Windows format, with all proposed instructions in a single computer file; and
               (ii) a hard copy set of printed instructions numbered and with citations; and
               (iii) a hard copy set of printed instructions without numbers or citations.

     (c) Form. Proposed jury instructions shall be submitted to the judge, shall be typed and double spaced, and each proposed jury instruction shall be on a separate letter-size sheet of paper. A cover sheet with a case caption which reads "Court’s Instructions to the Jury" shall be included.

[Amended effective February 1, 1994; September 1, 1997; September 1, 2004; September 1, 2010; September 1, 2017.]