IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
January 22, 2013
KENNETH HILL, PLAINTIFF,
J. HALL, ET AL.,
ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE
March 14, 2013, 9:00 a.m.
Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding pro se in a civil rights pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Upon further reflection, this case will be referred to the Prisoner Settlement Program. Therefore, this 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 No. 2 on March 14, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.
A separate order and writ of habeas corpus ad testificandum will issue concurrently with this order.
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 9:00 a.m. at the U. S. District Court, 501 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814 in Courtroom No. 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.