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California Jury Instructions

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Comprehensive, legally accurate civil jury instructions that are readily understood by the average juror.

Judicial Council of California Civil Jury Instructions (CACI)

About
These official instructions are the culmination of years of work by the Task Force on Jury Instructions to draft comprehensive, legally accurate jury instructions that are readily understood by the average juror.Includes table of contents and complete text.

Correlation Tables
Tables correlating CACI to BAJI instructions and BAJI to CACI.

Plain English Comparison
A comparison of selected BAJI instructions with the corresponding CACI plain English instruction.

User's Guide 
A guide for using the California Civil Jury Instructions (CACI).

Rules of Court
Text of Rules 10.58, 2.1050, 2.1055 regarding the approval, use, and format of the Judicial Council Civil Jury Instructions.

FAQ
Answers to frequently asked questions about the California Civil Jury Instructions.