August 24, 2019

Legal Update: C.R.C.P. 16 and 47 Go Up for Amendment

The Colorado Supreme Court is requesting written comments on proposed amendments (.pdf) to Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure (C.R.C.P.) 16 and 47.

The proposed amendment to C.R.C.P. 16, “Case Management and Trial Management,” will add language to the Rules that in jury trials, “the parties shall confer regarding the amount of time requested for juror examination and provide their positions along with their reasons therefore.”

The proposed amendments to C.R.C.P. 47, “Jurors,” will add language explaining the circumstances under which a party may request additional time for juror examination.

Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to the court prior to deliberation. Comments must be received by Susan J. Festag, Clerk of the Supreme Court, by the close of business on Friday, July 9.

Additional details here.

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  1. […] The Colorado Supreme Court this month adopted two proposed changes to the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure (C.R.C.P.) that were submitted to the court for consideration earlier this year. […]

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