California Code of Civil Procedure Section 612.5

CA Civ Pro Code § 612.5 (2017)  

Upon the jury retiring for deliberation, the court shall advise the jury of the availability of a written copy of the jury instructions. The court may, at its discretion, provide the jury with a copy of the written instructions given. However, if the jury requests the court to supply a copy of the written instructions, the court shall supply the jury with a copy.

(Amended by Stats. 1986, Ch. 1045, Sec. 1.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018