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Massachusetts Superior Court Civil Practice Jury Instructions

Precise language - powerful authority

1970287B00
12/31/2016
1234 pages in 2 volumes (printed book)
3rd Edition 2014, with 2016 Supplement
© 2016 MCLE, Inc.
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MCLE is proud to assist its distinguished editors and authors in setting forth this two-volume set of jury instructions for the Massachusetts bar. This definitive manual, offered to lawyers and judges across the Commonwealth, provides authoritative "backup" for your proposed jury instructions.

Massachusetts Superior Court Civil Practice Jury Instructions provides valuable background information on jury instructions and guidance on submitting the case to the jury, as well as instructions specifically applicable to a wide range of civil litigation matters, including employment, torts, business, intellectual property, real estate, environmental, and insurance.

Infuse your next draft with carefully worded and researched language and up-to-date case authority; adapt the book's pattern instructions to your facts to win your next case.

Recent updates:

  • Update: December 2016

    Dear Subscriber:

    Thank you for choosing to keep your civil litigation collection current with the 2016 supplement to MCLE's Massachusetts Superior Court Civil Practice Jury Instructions. Under the editorial leadership of the Honorable Paul D. Wilson of the Massachusetts Superior Court and Joseph D. Lipchitz, Esq., of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC, this supplement includes a wealth of important updates.

    You will find updated jury instruction language, new case notes, and new practice tips throughout the book. Just a few of the supplement's highlights include new instructions on the following.

    • Violation of safety standards and compliance with safety standards in Chapter 11—Product Liability.
    • The implied warranty of habitability as it relates to condominiums in Chapter 17—Real Estate.
    • Burden of proof in a legal malpractice case in Chapter 18—Professional Malpractice.
    • Procuring false imprisonment through third parties in Chapter 23—False Imprisonment and False Arrest.
    • Interviewing jurors in Chapter 25—Submitting the Case to the Jury.

    We at MCLE trust that you will find this material useful in your law library and valuable in your daily practice. Thank you for your continued support.

    Cordially,

    Alexis J. LeBlanc, Esq., MCLE Publications Attorney

  • Update: January 2015

    Dear Subscriber:

    Thank you for choosing to keep your civil litigation collection current with the 2014 revised edition of MCLE's Massachusetts Superior Court Civil Practice Jury Instructions. Under the editorial leadership of the Honorable Patrick F. Brady of the Massachusetts Superior Court and Joseph D. Lipchitz, Esq., of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC, this edition includes a wealth of important updates.

    Highlights include new or revised instructions on the following topics:

    • jurors' use of social media (see Chapter 1—General Instructions),
    • negligent infliction of emotional distress, both first-party claims and claims by persons who witness injury to or death of a family member (see Chapter 8—Emotional Distress),
    • implicit bias (see Chapter 13—Special Issues),
    • breach of fiduciary duty and sources of fiduciary duty, including attorney-client, partnerships, joint ventures, and officer and director (see Chapter 12—Business Litigation), and
    • supervisor liability in federal civil rights actions (see Chapter 19—Civil Rights Actions).

    We at MCLE trust that you will find this material useful in your law library and valuable in your daily practice. Thank you for your continued support.

    Cordially,

    Alexis J. LeBlanc, Esq., MCLE Publications Attorney

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1 - General Instructions (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 2 - Personal Injury (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 3 - Wrongful Death (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 4 - Medical Malpractice (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 5 - Employment Discrimination (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 6 - Defamation (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 7 - Invasion of Privacy (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 8 - Emotional Distress (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 9 - G.L. c. 21E Claims (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 10 - Eminent Domain Cases (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 11 - Product Liability (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 12 - Business Litigation (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 13 - Special Issues (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 14 - Basic Contract Cases (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 15 - Intellectual Property (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 16 - Consumer Protection Act—Chapter 93A (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 17 - Real Estate (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 18 - Professional Malpractice (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 19 - Civil Rights Actions (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 20 - Misrepresentation (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 21 - Abuse of Process (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 22 - Malicious Prosecution (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 23 - False Imprisonment and False Arrest (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 24 - Miscellaneous Torts (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 25 - Submitting the Case to the Jury (Buy Chapter)

Editor(s)

Hon. Paul D. Wilson, Superior Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston

Author(s)

Hon. Maynard M. Kirpalani, Middlesex Superior Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Woburn
Hon. Paul D. Wilson, Superior Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston

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