Sinner v. Union Pacific Railroad Company

Filing 26

ORDER setting case for trial. 4 day Jury Trial set for 7/25/2016 with a 08:30 AM start the first day and 9 AM for the remaining days in Courtroom A 601 before Judge Raymond P. Moore. Trial Preparation Conference set for 6/17/2016 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A 601 before Judge Raymond P. Moore, by Judge Raymond P. Moore on 10/28/2015. (cthom, )

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Judge Raymond P. Moore Civil Action No. 14-cv-02441-RM-KMT W. JAKE SINNER, Plaintiff, v. UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY, a Delaware corporation, Defendant. ______________________________________________________________________________ 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 July 25, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. On the first day of trial to a jury, counsel are expected to be present at 8:30 a.m. to go over any final matters before the commencement of trial. A Trial Preparation Conference is set for June 17, 2016 at 1:00 p.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. 1 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: 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 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 Conference: 2 1) jury selection; 2) sequestration of witnesses; 3) timing of presentation of witnesses and evidence; 4) anticipated evidentiary issues; 5) any stipulation as to fact; and 6) any other issues affecting the duration or course of the trial. DATED this 28th day of October, 2015. BY THE COURT: ________________________________________ RAYMOND P. MOORE United States District Judge 3

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