IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
November 29, 2011
DAVID JOHN BERG, PLAINTIFF,
KAZALEC, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Kendall J. Newman United States Magistrate Judge
Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding through counsel with an action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. This case has been selected for the court's Prisoner Alternative Dispute Resolution ("ADR") Program, and is hereby 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 No. 1, on February 2, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.
A separate order and writ of habeas corpus ad testificandum will issue concurrently with this order.
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 February 2, 2012, at 9:00 a.m., at the U. S. District Court, 501 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814, in Courtroom No. 1.
2. 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; in addition, the conference will not proceed and will be reset to another date.
4. The parties shall each submit settlement statements to Judge Kellison seven days prior to the settlement conference.