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2024 California Rules of Court

Rule 10.58. Advisory Committee on Civil Jury Instructions

(a) Area of focus

The committee regularly reviews case law and statutes affecting jury instructions and makes recommendations to the Judicial Council for updating, amending, and adding topics to the council's civil jury instructions.

(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2007.)

(b) Membership

The committee must include at least one member from each of the following categories, and a majority of the members must be judges:

(1)  Appellate court justice;

(2)  Trial court judge;

(3)  Lawyer whose primary area of practice is civil law; and

(4)  Law professor whose primary area of expertise is civil law.

Rule 10.58 amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as rule 6.58 effective September 1, 2003.

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