IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 17, 2012
CHRISTOPHER HALLON, PLAINTIFF, ))
CITY OF STOCKTON, A MUNICIPALITY; STOCKTON POLICE DEPARTMENT, A DEPARTMENT OF A MUNICIPALITY; OFFICER CHRISTOPHER SLATE, AN INDIVIDUAL; OFFICER KYLE PIERCE, AN INDIVIDUAL; OFFICER MITCHELL TINER, AN INDIVIDUAL; OFFICER CARLOS VINA JR., AN INDIVIDUAL; AND DOES 1-60,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. Senior United States District Judge
ORDER RE: SETTLEMENT AND DISPOSITION
Plaintiff filed a "Notice of Settlement" on July 16, 2012, in which he states: "[Plaintiff] and [Defendants] have settled the above- entitled matter. The settlement is conditioned on obtaining approval of the City of Stockton City Council and the approval of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of California, in the matter of City of Stockton, Debtor, case no. 2012-32118." (ECF No. 48.) Therefore, a dispositional document shall be filed no later than October 22, 2012. Failure to respond by this deadline may be construed as consent to dismissal of this action without prejudice, and a dismissal order could be filed. See E.D. Cal. R. 160(b) ("A failure to file dispositional papers on the date prescribed by the Court may be grounds for sanctions.").
Further, in light of the referenced settlement, the final pretrial conference is continued to commence at 1:30 p.m. on October 29, 2012, and the trial is continued to commence at 9:00 a.m. on January 15, 2013, in the event no dispositional document is filed, or if this action is not otherwise dismissed.*fn1 A joint pretrial statement shall be filed seven (7) days prior to the final pretrial conference.
IT IS SO ORDERED.