The opinion of the court was delivered by: Saundra Brown Armstrong United States District Judge
ORDER GRANTING JOINT AMENDED STIPULATION TO CONTINUE DEADLINES AND PRETRIAL PREPARATION
Pursuant to Rule 16(e) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure ("FRCP"), IT IS
HEREBY ORDERED AS FOLLOWS:
A.DEADLINE FOR JOINDER OF PARTIES/AMENDING THE PLEADINGS
The deadline for the joinder of other parties and to amend the pleadings is May 5, 2011.
Any requests to join other parties or amend the pleadings are subject to applicable Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules. on or before July 5, 2011. The parties are responsible for scheduling discovery so that motions to 11 resolve discovery disputes can be heard before the above discovery cut-off.
All discovery, except for expert discovery, shall be completed and all depositions taken
C.EXPERT DESIGNATION AND DISCOVERY
Plaintiff shall designate any experts by October 11, 2011; Defendants by October 11, 2011; rebuttal disclosure by November 10, 2011. Any expert not so named may be disallowed as a 15 witness. No expert will be permitted to testify to any opinion, or basis or support for an opinion, that 16 has not been disclosed in response to an appropriate question or interrogatory from the opposing party.
Expert discovery shall be completed by December 9, 2011.
All dispositive motions shall be heard on or before September 20, 2011, at 1:00 p.m.
The parties must meet and confer prior to filing any motion. The movant shall certify to the Court in 21 its moving papers that it has complied with this requirement. Should the parties fail to meet and 22 confer, the Court may decline to entertain the motion.
are advised to check Judge Armstrong's calendar at www.cand.uscourts.gov, under Scheduling 25 Information to determine the next available hearing date, particularly in the case of a dispositive 26 motion. The parties are advised not to wait until 35 days prior to the law and motion cut-off date to 27 file and serve their motion. As the Court's law and motion calendar tends to fill quickly, there is no 28
THIS COURT DOES NOT RESERVE MOTION HEARING DATES. The parties guarantee that a hearing date within the law and motion cut-off date will be available. You MUST 2 submit a hard copy of all motion papers filed in E-FILED cases in order to be placed on calendar.
4 hearing not less than thirty-five (35) calendar days after service. The opposition and supporting papers 5 shall be filed not less than twenty-one (21) days before the noticed hearing date. The reply shall be 6 filed not less than fourteen (14) days before the hearing date. Documents not filed in compliance with 7 these time specifications will not be considered by the Court. 8
9 opposition to any motion shall constitute a consent to the granting of the motion. 10
11 motion for summary judgment. However, if the parties desire to file a statement of undisputed facts, 12 only one joint statement of undisputed facts signed by all parties, shall be filed. All separate 13 statements will be stricken. If the parties are unable to agree that a fact is undisputed, they should 14 assume that fact is in dispute. 15
16 motions without oral argument. 17
19 following time period: October 2011. 20
22 on December 13, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. All Counsel shall be fully prepared to discuss all aspects of the 23 trial. Failure to file the requisite pretrial documents in advance of the pretrial conference may result in 24 vacation of the pretrial conference and/or the imposition of sanctions. ALL PARTIES WITH 25
SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE PRETRIAL CONFERENCE.
Pursuant to Civil Local Rule 7-1, 7-2, and 7-3, all civil motions shall be noticed for a The failure of the opposing party to file a memorandum of points and authorities in The parties are not required to file a statement of undisputed facts in connection with a Note that ...