Novas v. School District No.1 in the City and County of Denver, State of Colorado
ORDER setting case for trial: Trial Preparation Conference set for 11/20/2015 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom A 601 before Judge Raymond P. Moore. A four day jury Trial is set to commence on 12/14/2015, at 9:00 AM before Judge Raymond P. Moore, in Courtroom A 601 before Judge Raymond P. Moore. By Judge Raymond P. Moore on 12/4/2014. (tscha, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Judge Raymond P. Moore
Civil Action No. 13-cv-03035-RM-KMT
SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER, STATE OF
TRENT SHARP, in his individual capacity,
SCOTT BARNES, in his individual capacity, and
JOHN DOES 1-5,
ORDER SETTING CASE FOR TRIAL
This matter has been scheduled for a four-day jury trial on the docket of Judge
Raymond P. Moore in the U.S. District Court, Courtroom A601, 6th Floor, 901 19th Street,
Denver, Colorado to commence on December 14, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.
A Trial Preparation Conference is set for November 20, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Counsel who
will try the case shall attend in person.
In the absence of a previously-imposed deadline, all motions to exclude expert testimony
must be filed sixty days before the trial preparation conference.
Fourteen days before the trial preparation conference, counsel and any pro se party shall
submit proposed jury instructions and verdict forms. The jury instructions shall identify the
source of the instruction and supporting authority, e.g., § 103, Fed. Jury Practice, O’Malley,
Grenig, and Lee (5th ed.). The parties shall submit their instructions and verdict forms both via
CM/ECF and by electronic mail to: Moore_Chambers@cod.uscourts.gov in Word Perfect
format (Word Perfect 12 or a later version) or Word format. Verdict forms shall be submitted in
a separate file from jury instructions. Within the jury instruction file, each jury instruction shall
begin on a new page.
Each instruction should be numbered (e.g., “Plaintiff’s Instruction No. 1”) for purposes of
making a record at the jury instruction conference. The parties shall attempt to stipulate to the
jury instructions, particularly “stock” instructions and verdict forms.
In diversity cases where Colorado law applies, please submit instructions and verdict
forms that conform to CJI-Civ 4th.
Seven days before the trial preparation conference, the parties shall file via CM/ECF (1)
their proposed voir dire questions; (2) their witness lists; and (3) their exhibit lists. Forms of the
witness and exhibit lists are found at http://www.cod.uscourts.gov/Judges/Judges.aspx. Please
add at least ten additional blank rows at the end of the exhibit list to accommodate any additional
exhibits that may be introduced at trial.
To the extent the deadlines and other provisions of this order conflict with this Court’s
Practice Standards, this order shall control.
The parties shall be prepared to address the following issues at the Trial Preparation
sequestration of witnesses;
timing of presentation of witnesses and evidence;
anticipated evidentiary issues;
any stipulation as to fact; and
any other issues affecting the duration or course of the trial.
DATED this 4th day of December, 2014.
BY THE COURT:
RAYMOND P. MOORE
United States District Judge
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