IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
September 12, 2012
ROBERT E. HUNTER, D.V.M.,AND HOWARD ELEY,
COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO, SHERIFF SCOTT JONES, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. Senior United States District Judge
Plaintiffs' application to continue the trial date and to modify the expert witness disclosure deadline to allow them to disclose a use of force expert witness in place of their previously disclosed expert, who is now deceased, was granted at the hearing held on September 10, 2012, as follows:
Plaintiffs may disclose a use of force expert witness no later than November 9, 2012, in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26;
Defendants are granted 30 days after Plaintiffs' disclosure within which to make authorized rebuttal disclosure under this Rule;
Expert witness discovery concerning the expert witness disclosures authorized by this Order shall be completed no later than January 8, 2013; and Trial is schedule to commence at 9:00 am on February 26, 2013.
Further, Defendants' request in their Trial Brief that Sacramento County's current Sheriff, Scott Jones, be substituted as the official capacity defendant in place of former Sacramento County Sheriff, John McGinness, is granted. See Defs.' Trial Brief 1:24-25.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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