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Rule 3-418. ModelUtah Jury Instructions.


Todevelop jury instructions that are an accurate statement of Utah law using simple structure and, where possible, words ofordinary meaning.


Thisrule applies to the committees on Model Utah Jury Instructions.

Statementof the Rule:

Thecommittees on Model Utah Jury Instructions will develop jury instructions thatare accurate statements of Utah law using simple structure and, where possible,words of ordinary meaning. If Utah law is unclear or not yet established, thecommittees may draft an instruction with two or more alternatives based ondiffering authority. The order of the alternatives does not imply preference.