IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
December 13, 2012
FRANK E. SISNEROZ,
WHITMAN, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gary S. Austin United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE BEFORE MAGISTRATE JUDGE GARY S. AUSTIN Date: January 16, 2013 Time: 10:30 a.m. Place: Courtroom 10 (6th Floor)
Plaintiff is a former civil detainee proceeding pro se with an action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On August 23, 2012, the undersigned issued an order requiring the parties to notify the court whether a settlement conference would be beneficial. (Doc. 74.) After reviewing the responses submitted by the parties, the Court has determined this case would benefit from a settlement conference. The parties have submitted Confidential Settlement Conference Statements to the Court. A settlement conference will be conducted at the United States District Court, 2500 Tulare Street, Fresno, California 93721 on January 16, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in Courtroom #10, Sixth Floor, before the undersigned. ///
In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. This case is set for a settlement conference before the undersigned on January 16, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the United States District Court, 2500 Tulare Street, Courtroom #10, Sixth Floor, Fresno, California 93721;
2. Plaintiff shall attend the settlement conference in person;
3. Defendants' lead counsel and a person with full and unlimited authority to negotiate and enter into a binding settlement on Defendants' behalf shall attend the settlement conference in person.*fn1
4. Those in attendance must be prepared to discuss the claims, defenses and damages. The failure of any counsel, party or authorized person subject to this order to participate in the settlement conference may result in the imposition of sanctions and cancellation of the conference.
IT IS SO ORDERED.