Ark. Model Jury Instr., Civil AMI 3103
Arkansas Model Jury Instructions-Civil
November 2020 Update
Chapter 31. Employment
AMI 3103 Definition—“good faith”
“Good faith” means a reasonable basis in fact for the communication of the existence of [waste] [or] [a violation].
Good faith is lacking when the public employee does not have personal knowledge of a factual basis for the communication or when the public employee knew or reasonably should have known that the communication of the [waste] [or] [violation] was malicious, false, or frivolous.
NOTE ON USE
Use this instruction with AMI 3101.
This instruction is based on Ark. Code Ann. § 21-1-603(b).
© 2020 Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions-Civil
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