UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
October 20, 2011
R. CHAPNICK, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Michael J. Seng United States Magistrate Judge
Plaintiff James Jordan ("Plaintiff") is a former state prisoner proceeding without counsel and in forma pauperis with an action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
This case is 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 #2 on November 3, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.
In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. This case is set for a settlement conference before Magistrate Judge Craig M. Kellison on November 3, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. at the U. S. District Court, 501 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814 in Courtroom #2.
2. Plaintiff, 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
3. 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. Moreover, the conference will not proceed in the face of any such failure to appear, but instead will be reset to another date at which all will be ordered to appear.
IT IS SO ORDERED.