The opinion of the court was delivered by: Proud, Magistrate Judge
This matter is set for a jury trial beginning on February 10, 2009.
The court will prepare the following jury instructions, all of which are based on the pattern jury instructions drafted by the Committee on Federal Civil Jury Instructions for the Seventh Circuit:
1.01, 1.02, 1.03, 1.04, 1.06, 1.07, 1.08, 1.11, 1.12, 1.13, 1.14, 1.15, 1.16, 1.17, 1.18 1.27, 1.31, 1.32, 1.33 and 1.34.
Note that Instruction 1.34 will be given only if requested by one of the parties, pursuant to U.S. v. Silvern, 484 F.2d 879 (7th Cir. 1973).
The pattern jury instructions published by the Seventh Circuit may be accessed at that court's website, www.ca7.uscourts.gov.
The parties' proposed jury instructions should be in WordPerfect format and should be downloaded to a disc to facilitate making necessary changes.
CLIFFORD J. PROUD UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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