UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
October 12, 2012
GWENDOLYN SMITH N BEHALF OF HERSELF AND HER MINOR CHILD ZEUS HARRISON SMITH, PLAINTIFF(S),
PAUL PAYNE AND THE SANTA ROSA PRESS DEMOCRAT, DEFENDANT(S).
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Donna M. Ryu United States Magistrate Judge
Assigned to the Hon. Donna M. Ryu )[PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING THE PRESS DEMOCRAT DEFENDANTS' ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION (LOCAL )RULE 7-11 TO CONTINUE OCTOBER 17, 2012 CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE AND RULE 26 OBLIGATIONS UNTIL AFTER THE COURT RULES ON THE PRESS DEMOCRAT DEFENDANTS' SPECIAL MOTION TO STRIKE PLAINTIFFS' COMPLAINT
Having reviewed The Press Democrat Defendants' administrative motion and good cause 2 appearing therefore, the Court hereby orders as follows: 3
1. In light of the pending special motion to strike Plaintiffs Gwendolyn Smith and Zeus Harrison Smith's Complaint (Code of Civil Procedure Section 425.16(c)), the case 5 management conference current scheduled for October 17, 2012 is taken off calendar. The court 6 will schedule a case management conference 21 days after the resolution of The Press Democrat 7
Defendants' Special Motion to Strike Plaintiffs' Complaint, if necessary. 8
2. The parties' Rule 26(c) obligations, including initial disclosures, are vacated until 30 days after the Special Motion to Strike is decided, if necessary.
DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE LLP
DATED: October____, 2012
Judge Donna M. Ryu
IT IS SO ORDERED
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