UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
December 6, 2011
RYAN COUCH, ET AL.,
MATTHEW CATE, ET AL.,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dennis L. Beck United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER REGARDING DISCOVERY DISPUTE
On December 6, 2011, a discovery dispute hearing was held off the record and in chambers before the Honorable Dennis L. Beck, United States Magistrate Judge. Daniel Zlatnik appeared telephonically on behalf of Plaintiffs Ryan Couch and Kenneth Jimenez. William Littlewood appeared telephonically on behalf of Defendant Kimberli Boncore and Mary Horst appeared telephonically on behalf of non-party California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation ("CDCR").
Prior to the hearing, the parties submitted informal letter briefs identifying the outstanding discovery issues to include the following: (1) CDCR's failure to provide electronic data or explain the status of its efforts: (2) CDCR's failure to produce specific documents; and (3) Defendant Boncore's failure to respond to Interrogatory No. 5.
As discussed at the hearing, the disputes regarding specific documents and/or audio recordings have been resolved or have been held over pending Plaintiffs' review of discovery recently produced by CDCR. As to the remaining discovery disputes, the Court HEREBY ORDERS as follows:
(1) CDCR shall produce the requested electronic data at issue on or before January 31, 2012; and
(2) Defendant Kimberli Boncore shall provide a response to Interrogatory No. 5, as revised and limited at the hearing, on or before January 17, 2012.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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