IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 16, 2011
WILLIAM TERRELL TUCKER, PLAINTIFF,
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF
CORRECTIONS, ET AL.,
ORDER REQUESTING CONFIDENTIAL
STATEMENTS RE: CASE SELECTION FOR
PRISONER SETTLEMENT PROGRAM
Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding without counsel and in an action filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. This action is proceeding against defendant Andrew Nangalama, M.D., and the parties have been directed to file pretrial statements.
The parties to this action shall each, no later than fifteen (15) days from the date of this order, submit confidential statements as described below. The confidential statements shall not be served on the opposing party or filed with the court, but instead, delivered by mail, fax, email or personal delivery to the court's Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) division at the address, fax number or email address below and marked "Confidential." Such statements shall be limited to five (5) pages and shall include the following:
1) the party's assessment of whether the instant action is of the type that would benefit from a settlement proceeding;
2) the party's assessment of what factors, if any, will prevent settlement of this matter prior to trial; and
3) any additional information the court may find useful in determining whether to set this matter for a settlement conference.
Should the court determine this action to be appropriate for referral to the Prisoner Settlement Program, the court will set this matter for settlement conference before a magistrate judge or district judge.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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