IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
June 18, 2012
IN RE: CATHODE RAY TUBE (CRT) ) ANTITRUST LITIGATION
rict of California court
ORDER AMENDING ORDER
APPOINTING SPECIAL MASTER
This Order Relates To:
For the Northern Dist
i tates D
On June 16, 2008, the Court appointed the Special Master in this case. ECF No. 302 ("Appointing Order"). Paragraph 16 of the ted 16 Appointing Order provided the following procedure for responding to orders, reports, or recommendations filed by the Special Master: Any party wishing to file objections to or a motion to adopt or modify the Special Master's orders, reports, and/or recommendations must file such objections or motion with the Court within fourteen (14) days from the day the Special Master filed the order, report, and/or recommendation via ECF. Any order issued by the Special Master shall remain in effect pending any such objection or motion.
Appointing Order ¶ 16 ("Paragraph 16"). 24
The Court notes that Paragraph 16 does not provide for the 25 filing of a response to any objections that may be made. In the 26 interest of giving the parties further opportunity to be heard, the 27 Court hereby AMENDS Paragraph 16 to provide the parties with an 28 opportunity to respond to objections, as well as rules governing the content and length of objections and responses. Paragraph 16 2 now reads as follows (with additions emphasized): 3
Any party wishing to file objections to or a motion to adopt or modify the Special Master's orders, reports, and/or recommendations must file such objections or motion with the Court within fourteen (14) days from the day the Special Master filed the order, report, and/or recommendation via ECF. If an objection is filed, any party may file a responsive brief no more than seven (7) days after the objection is filed in ECF. As to content and length, any objections or response briefs shall conform to Civil Local Rule 7-4. Any order issued by the Special Master shall remain in effect pending the Court's ruling on any such objection or motion.
This amendment is effective immediately and applies in
For the Northern District of California
connection with any further Reports issued by the Special Master. It also applies to the Objection filed on June 13, 2012 by Defendant Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd. ("Chunghwa"). ECF No. 1229 tates D
("Obj'n"). Hence, parties who wish to respond to Chunghwa's Objection may do so by filing a brief, consistent with the guidance herein, no more than seven days after the signature date of this Order.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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