United States District Court, D. Colorado
TRIAL PREPARATION ORDER
S. KRIEGER, District Judge.
MATTER comes before the Court following the Advisement on
Indictment, Arraignment and Discovery Conference held in
compliance with District Court General Order 2015-1 (Durango
and Grand Junction Protocol). In accordance with the Durango
and Grand Junction Protocol, the Magistrate Judge has set a
preliminary trial date in compliance with the Speedy Trial
Act (18 U.S.C. Â§3161, et. seq. ) and preliminary
pretrial deadlines. Those Orders are hereby supplemented as
initial trial setting in this matter for a one-day trial to a
jury of twelve, plus alternates, is May 6, 2016, at 9:00
a.m., in the United States District Court for the District of
Colorado, Wayne Aspinall Courthouse, 402 Rood Avenue, Grand
Junction, Colorado. Motions shall be filed on or
before April 22, 2016. Responses shall be filed on or before
April 28, 2016. A Trial Preparation Conference is set for
April 29, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. by video conference.
OF THE DEFENDANT (Consent Form)
Consent Form found at
20Protocol%20Fillable.pdf shall be filed by the Defendant no
later than April 22, 2016. The administration of the case
will be governed by the selections made on the Consent Form.
Upon consent of the Defendant:
â¢ The Magistrate Judge will determine any motion for
continuance of the trial date or exclusion of time under the
Speedy Trial Act and set trial dates.
&bull The Magistrate Judge will set pretrial deadlines; hear
and make recommendations on any pretrial
&bull The Magistrate Judge will give advisements with regard
to changes of plea and conduct the change of plea hearing,
and make a recommendation as to whether such plea should be
accepted, and schedule a sentencing hearing.
&bull The Magistrate Judge will preside over any hearing for
revocation of probation and/or supervised release and/or make
a recommendation as to a finding of violation(s) or not.
falling within the consent of the Defendant are hereby
REFERRED to the magistrate judge.
sentencings and matters to which the Defendant does not
consent will be heard by the undersigned. To the extent
possible such matters will be heard in Grand Junction,
Colorado, on the second week of alternate months.
Alternatively, such matters (where constitutionally
permissible) will be held by video conference with the
undersigned appearing in Denver. The Defendant may consent on
the consent form to the holding of a sentencing hearing by
Court Order, a Notice of Disposition shall be filed no later
than 14 days before the trial date. If the parties consent to
Magistrate Judge Gallagher conducting the Rule 11 advisement,
they shall file a consent at the time of filing the Notice of
Disposition. At the Change of Plea Hearing, the original of
the Plea Agreement and Statement in Advance should be marked
as exhibits. If an Information is to be proffered, it should
be marked as well. Oral motions to dismiss counts pursuant to