IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 14, 2009
JEREMY WADDLE, PLAINTIFF,
CORRECTIONAL OFFICER GARRETT, CALIFORNIA STATE PRISON, SACRAMENTO CDC - FOLSOM), INDIVIDUALLY, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Barry M. Kurren United States Magistrate Judge
RULE 16 SCHEDULING ORDER
Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 16 and LR 16.2, a scheduling conference was held on May 13, 2009, before the Honorable Barry M. Kurren, United States Magistrate Judge. Participating by phone were John Parker, Esq. for Plaintiff and Anthony Paul O'Brien, Esq. for Defendants.
Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 16(e) and LR 16.3, the Court enters this scheduling conference order:
TRIAL AND PRETRIAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULING:
1. JURY trial in this matter will commence on June 29, 2010, at 9:00 a.m. (Hawaii time) [Judge to be determined, based on whether parties consent to proceed before a magistrate judge].
2. A final pretrial conference shall be held on May 18, 2010, at 9:00 a.m. (Hawaii time) before the Honorable Barry M. Kurren, United States Magistrate Judge.
4. Pursuant to LR 16.6, each party herein shall serve and file a separate final pretrial statement by May 11, 2010.
5. All motions to join additional parties or to amend the pleadings shall be filed by November 27, 2009.
6. Other non-dispositive motions, except for motions in limine and discovery motions, shall be filed by March 31, 2010.
7. Motion to Dismiss for Failure to Exhaust shall be filed by June 30, 2009. Dispositive motions shall be filed by February 26, 2010.
8. Motions in limine shall be filed by June 8, 2010.
Any opposition memorandum to a motion in limine shall be filed by June 15, 2010.
9. Unless and until otherwise ordered by the Court, the parties shall follow the discovery plan agreed to by the parties herein pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(f).
11. Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(2), each party shall disclose to each other party the identity and written report of any person who may be used at trial to present expert evidence under Rules 702, 703, or 705 of the Federal Rules of Evidence. The disclosures pursuant to this paragraph shall be according to the following schedule:
a. Plaintiff shall comply by December 30, 2009.
b. Defendants shall comply by January 31, 2010.
Disclosure of the identity and written report of any person who may be called solely to contradict or rebut the evidence of a witness identified by another party pursuant to subparagraphs a and b hereinabove shall occur within thirty (30) days after the disclosure by the other party.
12. Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 16(b)(3) and LR 16.2(a)(6), the discovery deadline shall be April 30, 2010. Unless otherwise permitted by the Court, all discovery pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules 26 through 37 inclusive must be completed by the discovery deadline. Unless otherwise permitted by the Court, all discovery motions and conferences made or requested pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules 26 through 37 inclusive of LR 26.1, 26.2 37.1 shall be heard no later than thirty (30) days prior to the discovery deadline.
13. A settlement conference shall be held on March 29, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. (Hawaii time) before the Honorable Barry M. Kurren, United States Magistrate Judge.
14. Each party shall deliver to the presiding Magistrate Judge a confidential settlement conference statement by March 22, 2010. The parties are directed to LR 16.5(b) for the requirements of the confidential settlement conference statement.
15. The parties shall exchange written settlement offers and meet and confer to discuss settlement before the date on which settlement conference statements are due.
16. The parties shall prepare in writing and submit to the Court any special voir dire inquiries they wish the judge to ask the jury panel.
17. The parties shall confer in advance of trial for the purpose of preparing an agreed upon special verdict form, if a special verdict form is to be requested. The agreed upon special verdict form shall be submitted to the Court. In the event of disagreement, the parties shall submit all proposed special verdict forms to the Court.
18. The parties shall confer in advance of trial for the purpose of preparing an agreed upon concise statement of the case that may be read by the trial judge to the jury during voir dire. The agreed upon concise statement of the case shall be submitted to the Court. In the event of disagreement, the parties shall submit all proposed concise statements of the case to the Court.
19. Jury instructions shall be prepared in accordance with LR 51.1 and submitted to the Court.
20. All submissions to the Court required by paragraphs 16, 17, 18 and 19 shall be made by June 15, 2010.
21. By June 8, 2010, each party shall serve and file a final comprehensive witness list indicating the identity of each witness that the party will call at trial and describing concisely the substance of the testimony to be given and the estimated time required for the testimony of the witness on direct examination.
22. The parties shall make arrangements to schedule the attendance of witnesses at trial so that the case can proceed with all due expedition and without any unnecessary delay.
23. The party presenting evidence at trial shall give notice to the other party the day before of the names of the witnesses who will be called to testify the next day and the order in which the witnesses will be called.
24. By June 1, 2010, the parties shall premark for identification all exhibits and shall exchange or, when appropriate, make available for inspection all exhibits to be offered, other than for impeachment or rebuttal, and all demonstrative aids to be used at trial.
25. The parties shall meet and confer regarding possible stipulations to the authenticity and admissibility of proposed exhibits by June 8, 2010.
26. By June 15, 2010, the parties shall file any objections to the admissibility of exhibits. Copies of any exhibits to which objections are made shall be attached to the objections.
27. The original set of exhibits and two copies (all in binders) and a list of all exhibits shall be submitted to the Court the Thursday before trial.
DEPOSITIONS: 28 a. By June 8, 2010, the parties shall serve and file statements designating excerpts from depositions (specifying the witness and page and line referred to) to be used at trial other than for impeachment or rebuttal.
b. Statements counter-designating other portions of depositions or any objections to the use of depositions shall be served and filed by June 15, 2010.
29. By June 15, 2010, each party shall serve and file a trial brief on all significant disputed issues of law, including foreseeable procedural and evidentiary issues, setting forth briefly the party's position and the supporting arguments and authorities.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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