IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
April 29, 2010
GEORGE LEE, PLAINTIFF,
TOM CAREY, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
Plaintiff is a prisoner proceeding pro se with an action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. This case will be referred to Magistrate Judge Nandor J. Vadas, to conduct a settlement conference on July 7, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. at California State Prison, Solano (CSP-SOL). A separate writ of habeas corpus ad testificandum to transport the plaintiff from California Medical Facility (CMF) will issue forthwith.
In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. This case is set for mediation before Magistrate Judge Nandor J. Vadas on July 7, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. at CSP-SOL, 2100 Peabody Road, Vacaville, California 95696.
2. Plaintiff shall attend in person, with defendants' lead counsel and a person with full and unlimited authority to negotiate and enter into a binding settlement on defendants' behalf.*fn1 The failure of any counsel, party or authorized person subject to this order to appear in person may result in the imposition of sanctions.
3. Either CDCR General Counsel Benjamin Rice or Chief Deputy General Counsel Stephanie Clauss shall be present personally at the settlement conference.
4. The parties are directed to provide confidential settlement conference statements to the Honorable Nandor J. Vadas, U.S. District Court-Northern District of California, 514 H Street, Eureka, CA 95502 or via email at NJVpo@cand.uscourts.gov, so that they arrive no later than June 23, 2010.