UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
January 24, 2011
MAURICE R. SCOTT, PLAINTIFF,
KELLER, ET AL.,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Kent J. Dawson United States District Judge
(Request to Refer to Settlement - Dkt.#130)
Plaintiff is a prisoner proceeding pro se with an action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. This matter is before the court on Defendant's request to refer the case to the Pro Se Settlement Program (Dkt. #130). This case will be referred to Magistrate Judge Craig M. Kellison to conduct a settlement conference at the U. S. District Court, 501 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814 in Courtroom #26 on March 17, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.
A separate order and writ of habeas corpus ad testificandum will issue concurrently with this order.
Accordingly,IT IS ORDERED that:
1. Defendants' request that this matter be referred to the Eastern District of California's Pro Se Settlement Program (Dkt. #130) is granted.
2. This case is set for a settlement conference before Magistrate Judge Craig M. Kellison on March 17, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. at the U. S. District Court, 501 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814 in Courtroom #26.
3. Defendants' lead counsel and a person with full and unlimited authority to negotiate and enter into a binding settlement on defendants' behalf shall attend in person.*fn1
4. Those in attendance must be prepared to discuss the claims, defenses and damages. The failure of any counsel, party or authorized person subject to this order to appear in person may result in the imposition of sanctions. In addition, the conference will not proceed and will be reset to another date.
DATED this 24th day of January 2011.