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Developed in consultation with experienced Michigan litigators and judges, Michigan Nonstandard Civil Jury Instructions contains hundreds of nonstandard instructions to be used as alternatives, or in addition to, the Michigan Standard Jury Instructions–Civil. It is a thorough explanation of the law covering the use of standard and nonstandard instructions. Supported by recent caselaw and statutory amendments, many of these instructions have already been tested in court.
Helpful usage notes, plus related substantive law and reference materials accompany each instruction. Sources of the instructions include the authors, court records and reported cases, and in-house drafting. The text shows you how to adapt any instruction to fit your specific needs. You'll find practice tips, cautions, and preparation tips. This set is also available on CD-ROM for fast, easy drafting.