ORDER STATUS (PRETRIAL SCHEDULING)
An initial scheduling conference was held in this case on August 2, 2012; Marcella Gutierra appeared for plaintiff/counterdefendants; F. Richard Ruderman and Amber Lance appeared for defendant/counterclaimants. Having reviewed the parties' Joint Status Report filed on July 23, 2012, and discussed a schedule for the case with counsel at the hearing, the court makes the following orders:
All named defendants have been served and no further service is permitted without leave of court, good cause having been shown.
II. ADDITIONAL PARTIES/AMENDMENTS/PLEADINGS
No further joinder of parties or amendments to pleadings is permitted without leave of court, good cause having been shown. See FED. R. CIV. P. 16(b); Johnson v. Mammoth Recreations, Inc., 975 F.2d 604 (9th Cir. 1992).
Jurisdiction is predicated upon 20 U.S.C. § 1415(i)(3). Jurisdiction and venue are not disputed.
IV. SCHEDULE FOR CROSS MOTIONS
The parties anticipate this matter can be resolved on the pleadings and oral argument relating to the respective motions for summary judgment.
Opening briefs are due October 10, 2012; opposition briefs are due November 1, 2012; reply briefs are due November 16, 2012; and argument is set for December 14, 2012 before the undersigned. The parties may obtain available hearing dates by calling Casey Schultz, the Courtroom Deputy, at (916) 930-4193.
All purely legal issues are to be resolved by timely pretrial motions. Local Rule 230 governs the calendaring and procedures of civil motions with the following additions:
(a) The opposition and reply must be filed by 4:00 p.m. on the day due; and
(b) When the last day for filing an opposition brief falls on a legal holiday, the opposition brief shall be filed on the last court day immediately preceding the legal holiday.
Failure to comply with Local Rule 230(c), as modified by this order, may be deemed consent to the motion and the court may dispose of the motion summarily. Brydges v. ...