The Charlotte School of Law library maintains copies of the North Carolina Pattern Jury Instructions (Civil, Criminal and Motor Vehicle Negligence) in print, in the Reference Carolinas section. These pattern jury instructions are useful as a starting point for anyone creating jury instructions for a specific case. The instructions have been drafted by the N.C. Conference of Superior Court Judges and have been coordinated by the University of North Carolina School of Government.
Until Monday, October 6th, the North Carolina Bar Association had provided electronic access to these instructions by means of a licensing agreement involving FastCase, the North Carolina Bar Association and the University of North Carolina School of Government. The NCBA’s license is not being renewed.
The School of Government has licensed the exclusive electronic rights to CX Corp. Subscription access to the electronic editions of the Pattern Jury Instructions are available directly through CX Corp at www.ncpji. Members of the North Carolina Bar Association may be entitled to a discount for a one-time subscription and annual updates. Questions regarding how to secure the discount should be addressed to Joyce Brafford (email@example.com or 919-996-4377).