RULE 51. INSTRUCTIONS TO JURY AND DELIBERATION (a) Proposed. (1) When Due. Requested instructions shall be submitted to the trial judge prior to commencement of trial unless otherwise permitted by said judge. (2) Quantity of Instructions. Requested instructions shall be in the following quantity: (A) Original and two copies of each instruction to the trial judge, to be unassembled, unnumbered, and without citations; each instruction and its copies to be paper-clipped together. If there are more than two parties in a suit, an additional copy is to be made for each additional party. (B) One copy with supporting citations, assembled, stapled, and numbered to be provided to each of the following: i. Clerk (for filing); ii. Judge (work copy); iii. Each opposing attorney (work copy). [Amended effective September 1, 2012]
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