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JUDGE TED STEWART

Practices & Procedures

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Stock Civil Jury Instructions (wpd) / Stock Civil Jury Instructions (word)
Stock Criminal Jury Instructions (wpd) / Stock Criminal Jury Instructions (word)
Stock Civil Voir Dire (wpd) / Stock Civil Voir Dire (word)
Stock Criminal Voir Dire (wpd) / Stock Criminal Voir Dire (word)
Civil Trial Order (wpd) / Civil Trial Order (word)
Criminal Trial Order (wpd) / Criminal Trial Order (word)
Exhibit/Witness List (wpd) / Exhibit/Witness List (pdf)

I. Contact Information:

A. FAX:

(801) 524-6519.

B. E-mail

E-mail regarding scheduling or other case management matters may be sent to the case manager at utdecf_stewart@utd.uscourts.gov

C. Telephone:

Telephone calls to chambers regarding scheduling and procedural matters are permitted.

D. Mail:

Mailing Address: Judge Ted Stewart, 350 South Main, Room 148, Salt Lake City, UT 84101. Copies of correspondence between counsel shall not be sent to the court.

II. Page Limitations:

Page limitations for memoranda are set forth in the Local Rules. Exceptions are rarely granted and only upon a showing of good cause.

III. Proposed Orders

Proposed orders must be submitted in a format compatible with WordPerfect, which is a "Save As" option in most word processing software. Proposed orders should not be submitted in .pdf format. The proposed order shall be e-mailed to utdecf_stewart@utd.uscourts.gov. If objections to the order are still unresolved, the party objecting should e-mail their objections and that party's proposed revision of the order also to utdecf_stewart@utd.uscourts.gov. All e-mails to the Court shall be copied to all counsel.

IV. Trial Procedures and Practices

Judge Stewart's Trial Order sets forth his practices and procedures for trial and specifically addresses such trial matters as the form of the Pretrial Order, the Jury Instructions, Voir Dire, Trial Briefs, Motions in Limine, Exhibit and Witness Lists, and Courtroom Conduct.
[Standard CIVIL Trial Order (wpd)] [Standard CIVIL Trial Order (word)]
[Standard CRIMINAL Trial Order (wpd)] [Standard CRIMINAL Trial Order (word)]
[Exhibit/Witness List (wpd)] [Exhibit/Witness List (pdf)]

VI. Jury Instructions

Judge Stewart has stock jury instructions for civil and criminal cases.
[Stock CRIMINAL Instructions (wpd)] [Stock CRIMINAL Instructions (word)]
[Stock CIVIL Instructions (wpd)] [Stock CIVIL Instructions (word)]
See Trial Order for procedures re: Jury Instructions.

VII. Voir Dire

Judge Stewart has stock voir dire for civil and criminal cases.
[Stock CIVIL Voir Dire (wpd)] [Stock CIVIL Voir Dire (word)]
[Stock CRIMINAL Voir Dire (wpd)] [Stock CRIMINAL Voir Dire (word)]
See the Trial Order for procedures re: Voir Dire. Absent extraordinary circumstances, Judge Stewart does not use a jury questionnaire.

VIII. Courtroom Equipment

Easels, a TV Monitor and VCR and an electronic evidence presentation system are available. Please call case manager at (801) 524-6617 to arrange for use of electronic evidence presentation system for use at trial.

Last Updated: 09/02/2014