IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 17, 2012
KARLUK M. MAYWEATERS, PLAINTIFF,
GARY SWARTHOUT, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Kendall J. Newman United States Magistrate Judge
Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding, in forma pauperis and with appointed counsel, in this civil rights action filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On June 29, 2012, the parties filed a Joint Status Report, wherein they requested a further settlement conference. (Dkt. No. 56.) This case will be 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. 2, on November 15, 2012, at 1:00 p.m.
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 November 15, 2012, at 1:00 p.m., at the U. S. District Court, 501 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814, in Courtroom No. 2.
2. Plaintiff's counsel, and 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 in this action. 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.