United States District Court, E.D. California
ANDREW R. LOPEZ, Plaintiff,
CATE, et al., Defendants.
AMENDED  ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT
K. OBERTO UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Andrew R. Lopez, a state prisoner proceeding through counsel,
filed this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §
1983. The Court has determined that this case will benefit
from a settlement conference and it has been referred to
Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman to conduct a settlement
conference at the U.S. District Court, 501 I Street,
Sacramento, California 95814 in Courtroom #25 on June 27,
2017 at 9:00 a.m.
separate order and writ of habeas corpus ad
testificandum will issue concurrently with this order.
accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
case is set for a settlement conference before Magistrate
Judge Kendall J. Newman on June 27, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the
U.S. District Court, 501 I Street, Sacramento, California
95814 in Courtroom #25.
representative with full settlement authority to negotiate
and enter into a binding settlement on the defendants'
behalf shall attend in person.
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
parties are directed to exchange non-confidential settlement
statements seven (7) days prior to the settlement conference.
These statements shall simultaneously be delivered to the
court using the following email address:
firstname.lastname@example.org. If a party desires to
share additional confidential information with the court,
they may do so pursuant to the provisions of Local Rule
270(d) and (e).
Within twenty-one (21) days of the
date of this order, if he has not already done so, attorney
Robert Navarro SHALL file an executed
substitution of attorney in compliance with Local Rule 182
indicating Plaintiff's agreement with the notice of
special appearance that Mr. Navarro filed on March 10, 2017,
writ of habeas corpus ad testificandum which issued
on March 23, 2017, commanding Plaintiff's appearance at
the settlement conference via video conference is
VACATED. Plaintiff is required to appear in