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Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions-Civil

The following represents Illinois Pattern Civil Jury Instructions, drafted by the Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Civil Cases. All instructions are in pdf graphic format.

Cautionary and General

Note: While Supreme Court Rule 239(a) prescribes the use of Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions, an instruction is approved or rejected only after it has been judicially questioned and considered. Powers v. Illinois Central Gulf Railroad Company, 91 Ill. 2d 375 (1982).