IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 13, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
SIERRA PACIFIC INDUSTRIES; ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
On February 10, 2012, the court held a hearing on defendants' motion
to amend the status (pretrial scheduling) order and its subsequent
amendments. (ECF 343.) Kelli Taylor appeared on behalf of plaintiff
and William Warne appeared on behalf of defendants. The court granted
the motion in part, denied defendants' request to seal*fn1
(ECF 347), and ordered
defendants to submit an unredacted motion to amend no later than
February 15, 2012, to be filed in lieu of the currently filed redacted
The court hereby sets the following schedule: 1) Expert discovery is reopened so that parties may conduct depositions of expert witnesses for the sole purposes of aiding in trial preparation and settlement. Such depositions shall be completed by March 9, 2012. Plaintiff and defendants shall be limited to deposing no more than nine (9) experts each.
2) The deadline for filing dispositive motions has passed and shall not be extended.
3) The final pretrial conference is hereby reset from March 14, 2012 to June 14, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. Parties shall file their joint pretrial statement, Daubert motions if any, and motions in limine if any, by May 24, 2012.
4) Trial is hereby reset from April 23, 2012 to July 2, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. Parties shall file trial briefs by June 18, 2012.
IT IS SO ORDERED.