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Cumulative Changes | Civil Jury Instructions | State of Illinois Office of the Illinois Courts

 


The following shows changes made to the Illinois Pattern Civil Jury Instructions since they were posted online on 12/08/11.

1.00 GENERAL CAUTIONARY INSTRUCTIONS - Revised May 2019

Posted Date  Current Version Prior Version Citation to Authority
07/17/19
Introduction Introduction prior to 5/19
07/17/19 1.01 Preliminary Cautionary Instructions 1.01 prior to 5/19
07/17/19 1.08 Implicit bias 1.08 prior to 5/19
10/26/18 1.09A Extended Media Coverage New Instruction
10/26/18 1.09B When the News Media Was Present at any Portion of the Trial New Instruction
06/29/18 1.08 Implicit bias New Instruction
05/11/17 1.07 Interpreter for a Hearing-Impaired Juror New Instruction
11/14/16 1.07 Duty to Use Official Translation renumbered; see 2.05 Testimony through Interpreter 1.07 prior to 11/14/16
02/11/15 1.07 Duty to Use Official Translation New Instruction
06/29/12 1.01 Preliminary Cautionary Instructions 1.01 prior to 06/21/12 Supreme Court Rule 243

2.00 INSTRUCTIONS DURING TRIAL - Revised 9/2020

Posted Date  Current Version Prior Version Citation to Authority
09/30/20
2.01 Evaluation of Deposition or Remote Testimony 2.01 prior to 9/2020
11/14/16
2.05 Testimony through Interpreter See 1.07

3.00 GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS - Revised 4/20

Posted Date  Current Version Prior Version Citation to Authority
06/24/20 3.08 Opinion Testimony 3.08 prior to 06/24/20

30.00 DAMAGE INSTRUCTIONS - Revised 05/19/16

Posted Date  Current Version Prior Version Citation to Authority
05/19/16 30.05.01 Measure of Damages--Emotional Distress--Past and Future 30.05.01 prior to 05/19/16

55.00 - CONSTRUCTION NEGLIGENCE - Revised 12/18

160.00 - FEDERAL EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY ACT - Revised 01/19

Posted Date  Current Version Prior Version Citation to Authority
01/03/19 160.00 Federal Employers' Liability Act 160.00 prior to 1/19

170.00 - SAFETY APPLIANCE AND BOILER INSPECTION - Revised 01/19

Posted Date  Current Version Prior Version Citation to Authority
01/03/19
70.00 Safety Appliance and Boiler Inspection 170.00 prior to 1/19

400.00 STRICT PRODUCT LIABILITY - Revised 09/15

Posted Date  Current Version Prior Version Citation to Authority
09/18/15
400.04. Strict Product Liability-Proximate Cause-Definition 400.04 prior to 09/15

710.00 LIABILITY INSURANCE - Series Revised 3/21

Posted Date  Current Version Prior Version Citation to Authority
06/16/2021 710.00 Series 710.00 Series prior to 3/2021