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Proposed Revised Pattern § 1983 Civil Jury Instructions Now Open for Public Comment - Litigation News

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Posted on: Apr 21, 2016

The Seventh Circuit Pattern Jury Instruction Committee and § 1983 Jury Instruction Subcommittee offered for public comment the following proposed revised pattern § 1983 civil jury instructions. Included is a new pattern instruction on Public Employee's First Amendment Political Affiliation Claim, Instruction No. 6.02. The deadline for comments is April 29, 2016. Go here to view the proposed revised 1983 pattern jury instructions and information for comment submission.

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