United States District Court, N.D. California
ORDER FOR PRETRIAL PREPARATION (CRIMINAL)
ILLSTON, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE.
cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
DATE: On February 10, 2020 at 8:30
a.m., Courtroom 1, 17th floor, and will be before the JURY.
LENGTH is estimated to be 5 to 7
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 January 28, 2020 in Courtroom 1. Not less
than three court 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 court 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) above.
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 ...