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Ninth Circuit Manual of Model Jury Instructions – Civil contains civil instructions for the Ninth Circuit. The text clearly presents uniform jury instructions for civil cases and the instructions fully and accurately state the law without needless repetition. For use with Federal Jury Practice and Instructions,5th and 6th, these instructions are organized in a sequential format, designed to facilitate rapid assembly and reproduction of a complete jury charge in a case, suitable for submission to the jury in written form. Topics include: Civil instructions Instructions on the trial process Instructions on types of evidence Instructions concerning deliberations Vicarious liability; independent contractors Damages Federal Employers Liability Act Jones Act and other Admiralty Claims Tax refund actions Civil rights actions Civil rights – Title VII – employment discrimination; harassment; retaliation Age discrimination Americans With Disabilities Act Labor (including fair representation) Antitrust Trademark, patents, and copyright Securities Exchange Act Civil RICO This text also: Contains suggestions for improving juror understanding of instructions Provides useful information for judges and counsel Offers alternative instructions to fit the evidence of the case