Karon O. Bowdre
Chief United States District Judge

 

All motions, responses, briefs, and memoranda relating to any matter set for hearing before the court must be filed electronically no later than 4:30 p.m., the day before the date of the hearing.  Papers filed after that time will not be considered at the hearing.

ALL briefs, whether on pretrial or post trial motions, must comply with the requirements of "Appendix II" as far as practicable given the nature of the particular motion, including page limitations, unless the court grants specific permission to deviate. Unless the motion is dispositive, parties are not required to comply with Section D.

 

Orders and Memoranda of Opinion

 

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Juror Identification Card Information  (PDF format)

Sample Uniform Initial Order  (PDF format)

Sample Appendix I - HIPAA Order  (PDF format)

Sample Appendix II - Summary Judgment Requirements  (PDF format)

Order Setting Pretrial With Sample Pretrial Order Attached  (WordPerfect format)

Pretrial Order Exhibit A  (WordPerfect format)

Order Setting Criminal Jury Trial (WordPerfect format)

Order Setting Civil Jury Trial (WordPerfect format)

Order Setting Civil Non-Jury Trial (WordPerfect format)

Standard Civil Jury Charge (PDF format)

Standard Criminal Jury Charge Form (PDF format)

General Civil Voir Dire (WordPerfect format)

Criminal Voir Dire (WordPerfect format)

Expectation of Counsel (WordPerfect format)

Preliminary Jury Instructions for Civil Trial (PDF format)

Preliminary Jury Instructions for Criminal Trial (PDF format)

Advice of Rights (PDF format)

Advice of Rights Form - Used For Spanish-speaking Defendants  (PDF format)

Sample Civil Jury Strike Form (PDF format)

Sample Criminal Strike Form - Defendant (PDF format)

Sample Criminal Strike Form - Government (PDF format)

Pro Hac Vice Admissions (PDF format)

Standard Civil Jury Charge Title VII Race Discrimination Cases (PDF format)

Standard Civil Jury Charge Sexual Harassment Cases (PDF format)

Standard Civil Jury Instructions PowerPoint Slideshow

Standard Civil Preliminary Jury Instructions PowerPoint Slideshow