Arizona’s New Invasion of Privacy Jury Instructions

Arizona has long recognized the invasion of privacy torts described in the Restatement (Second) of Torts (Am. Law Inst. 1977). But until last month, it had not published a set of invasion of privacy jury instructions for Arizona’s civil courts to … Continue reading

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Arizona’s Defamation Jury Instructions

  Arizona’s Civil Jury Instructions are part of the Revised Arizona Jury Instructions (RAJI). They can be valuable resources for lawyers and non-lawyers alike. In 2013, Arizona approved its first set of jury instructions for defamation lawsuits. The State Bar of Arizona publishes these instructions … Continue reading

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How Colorado Courts Define the Word “Defamatory”

  Colorado’s courts use an extensive set of jury instructions for its defamation lawsuits. This helps make defamation litigation more predictable and helps parties evaluate their chances of success at trial. Colorado’s jury instructions may be found in Chapter 22. Defamation (Libel and Slander) of the … Continue reading

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