|PILOT PROGRAM TO IMPLEMENT A TERM OF COURT IN DURANGO, COLORADO - Thursday, May 09, 2013|
The United States District Court for the District of Colorado announces a pilot program to establish a term of court in Durango, Colorado.
A link to a description of the Pilot Program can be found below (read more... link), or can be obtained at the office of the Clerk of the Court at the Alfred A. Arraj U.S. Courthouse Annex located at 901 19th Street, Denver, Colorado 80294.
A thirty day Notice and Comment period about the Pilot Program commences today, May 9, 2013, and the Court welcomes comments from court users, member of the Bar, and the public at large. Please send your comments or suggestions to: LocalRule_Comments@cod.uscourts.gov
All comments must be submitted no later than Monday, June 10, 2013. Please submit comments to LocalRule_Comments@cod.uscourts.gov or mail them to the Clerk of the Court, United States District Court, Attn: Edward Butler, Legal Office, Alfred A. Arraj U.S. Courthouse Annex, 901 19th Street, Denver, Colorado 80294.
The U.S. District Court thanks you in advance for your input. read more ...
|Informal Investiture of District Judge Raymond P. Moore - Tuesday, April 30, 2013|
On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 Chief Judge Marcia S. Krieger held an informal investiture for Raymond P. Moore, as the newest District Judge for the District of Colorado. A formal investiture is scheduled for June 21, 2013, with more details to follow at a later date.
|New Fee for Filing a Civil Action, Suit or Proceeding - Monday, April 22, 2013|
Please note, effective May 1, 2013, a $50 Administrative Fee* will be charged for filing a civil action, suit or proceeding in district court. This fee is in addition to the filing fee of $350, bringing the total cost for such filings to $400. The filing fee for an application for writ of habeas corpus remains set at $5. The district court miscellaneous fee schedule is issued pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1914.
*Administrative Fee not applicable to persons granted in forma pauperis status under 28 U.S.C. § 1915. For more information, see the District Court Fee Schedule for the District of Colorado. read more ...
|Senate Confirms Raymond P. Moore for U.S. District Court Judgeship - Tuesday, March 26, 2013|
On Saturday morning, March 23, 2013 Mr. Raymond P. Moore was confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as a District Court Judge for the District of Colorado in Denver. Mr. Moore will fill the vacancy left when former Chief Judge Wiley Y. Daniel took senior status this past January 1st. Mr. Moore is a 1975 graduate of Yale College and a 1978 graduate of Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut. He started his legal career with the law firm of Davis, Graham, and Stubbs from 1978-1982. Then from 1982-1986 he served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Colorado. Thereafter, he returned to Davis, Graham, and Stubbs until 1992 when he resigned his partnership with the firm to take a position with the Federal Public Defender's office. In January 2004, Mr. Moore was appointed as the Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Colorado and Wyoming; he was subsequently reappointed to this position in 2008 and again in 2012. Mr. Moore's investiture date will be formally announced at a later date.
|General Order Limiting the Scheduling of Criminal Trials and Hearings Due to Budgetary Constraints - Monday, March 25, 2013|
Beginning Friday, April 26, 2013 and continuing through September 30, 2013, no hearings or trials in criminal cases (other than mandatory first appearances before a magistrate judge) will be heard on Fridays. In addition, no trials or hearings in criminal cases in which a Federal Public Defender must appear shall be conducted on Friday, March 29 and Friday, April 12, 2013. Parties with existing criminal matters affected by this order shall coordinate with the opposing party, and with the respective judicial chambers, to reschedule hearings/trials. read more ...