IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
January 19, 2013
J.W. ANDREWS, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Michael J. Seng United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE DATE: MARCH 14, 2013 TIME: 1:00 PM
Plaintiff Jesse Washington is a California state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action filed June 21, 2007 pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. (Compl., ECF No. 1.)
This case has been selected by the Court for inclusion in the Prisoner Settlement Program.
Therefore, the 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 #2 on March 14, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. A separate order and writ of habeas corpus ad testificandum will issue..
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 March 14, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. at the U. S. District Court, 501 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814 in Courtroom #2.
2. A representative 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. 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.
4. Judge Kellison or another representative from the court will be contacting the parties either by telephone or in person, approximately one week prior to the settlement conference to ascertain each party's expectations of the settlement conference.
IT IS SO ORDERED.