United States District Court, N.D. California
ORDER FOR PRETRIAL PREPARATION (CRIMINAL)
ILLSTON, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
DATE: On September 11, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., Courtroom 1, 17th
floor, and will be before the JURY.
LENGTH is estimated to be three (3) days.
IN LIMINE :
party wishing to have motions in limine heard prior to the
commencement of trial must file and serve same no later than
five court days prior to the date set for the
Pretrial Conference. Any party opposing such a motion in
limine shall file and serve its opposition papers no later
than two court days prior to the Pretrial
Conference(with personal service directly on chambers). No
reply papers will be considered, and the motions will be
heard at the Pretrial Conference or at such other time as the
Court may direct.
CONFERENCE: A Pretrial Conference SHALL be held at 3:30 p.m.
on August 30, 3017 in Courtroom 1. Not less than three days
before the Pretrial Conference, counsel for the government
Serve and file a trial memorandum briefly stating the legal
bases for the charges and the anticipated evidence, and
addressing any evidentiary, procedural or other anticipated
Serve and file a list of all witnesses who may be called,
together with a brief summary of the testimony of each;
Serve and file proposed jury instructions on all substantive
issues and on any procedural issue not adequately covered by
the Court's standard instructions (which are published in
the Ninth Circuit Manual of Model Jury Instructions). Counsel
shall deliver to the Courtroom Deputy a copy of their
proposed jury instructions and email a copy in Word format to
Serve and file a proposed form of verdict and proposed
questions for jury voir dire; and, (5) Serve and file exhibit
lists; and serve copies of all marked exhibits on all
parties. Each item SHALL be pre-marked; generally, the
government SHALL use numbers, the defendant, letters. The
exhibits SHOULD NOT be filed with the Court, only the exhibit
lists must be filed with the Court. However, counsel shall
lodge with the Court two copies of the exhibits in binders
the Friday before trial, for the Court's use and
witnesses use during trial. The original exhibits admitted by
the Court shall be collected by the Court during trial.
less than three days before the Pretrial Conference, defense
counsel SHALL comply with subparagraphs (3) and (4) above,
and, to the extent consistent with the defendant's right
to an effective defense, with subparagraphs (1), (2) and (5)
SHALL confer in advance and be prepared to discuss with the
Court any anticipated evidentiary objections and any means
for shortening and simplifying the trial (e.g., by
stipulating to such matters as chain of custody, nature of
substances, use of the mails, etc.).
should submit an agreed upon set of additional requested voir
dire questions to be posed by the Court. Any voir dire
questions on which counsel cannot agree shall be submitted
separately. Voir ...