Resources for Jury Instructions

 

This legal research guide features links to official jury instructions in all states where official instructions are available online. Current and historical jury instructions for Illinois are available in print at all Law Library locations. The Daley Center main library has an extensive archive of jury instructions for most states. For resources available within the Law Library see our catalog.

I. State

II. Federal

III. Topical

I. State

Jury instructions for some states may require state bar association membership or paid subscription. Current and historical jury instructions for most states are also available in print at the Daley Center Main Library. Illinois jury instructions are available at all Law Library branch locations.

II. Federal

Note that there are no published jury instructions for the Second Circuit. Some Circuits lack published civil jury instructions.

III. Topical


PLEASE NOTE: The websites listed in this guide are for information only and are not endorsed or supported by the Cook County Law Library. Please independently verify the accuracy and currency of all information. Consult an attorney for legal advice.

 

Compiled by Jean Wenger

Updated March 2021 by David Sanborne