United States District Court, E.D. California
ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE
Michael J. Seng UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE.
Brian Applegate is a state prisoner appearing pro se and in
forma pauperis in this civil rights action pursuant to 42
U.S.C. § 1983. The Court has determined that this case
will benefit from a settlement conference. Therefore, this
case will be referred to Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone to
conduct a settlement conference at the U.S. District Court,
2500 Tulare Street, Fresno, California 93721 in Courtroom #9
on July 7, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Due to Plaintiff's ongoing
medical treatment, the Court will require that he be
transported from Salinas Valley State Prison
(“SVSP”) to the courthouse for the settlement
conference, and returned to SVSP on the same date.
separate order and writ of habeas corpus ad testificandum
will issue separately approximately one month prior to the
accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
case is set for a settlement conference before Magistrate
Judge Stanley A.
on July 7, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the U.S. District Court,
2500 Tulare Street, Fresno, California 93721 in Courtroom #9.
representative with full and unlimited authority to negotiate
and enter into a binding settlement shall attend in
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
Defendants shall provide a confidential settlement statement
to the following email address:
firstname.lastname@example.org.Plaintiff shall mail his
confidential settlement statement to U.S. District Court,
2500 Tulare Street, Fresno, California, 93721,
“Attention: Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone.”
The envelope shall be marked “Confidential Settlement
Statement”. Settlement statements shall arrive no later
than June 30, 2017. Parties shall also file a Notice of
Submission of Confidential Settlement Statement (See
Local Rule 270(d)). Settlement statements should not be filed
with the Clerk of the Court nor served on any other party.
Settlement statements shall be clearly marked
''confidential'' with the date and time of
the settlement conference indicated prominently thereon.
confidential settlement statement shall be no longer than
five pages in length, typed or neatly printed, and include
a. A brief statement of the facts of the case.
b. A brief statement of the claims and defenses, i.e.,
statutory or other grounds upon which the claims are founded;
a forthright evaluation of the parties= likelihood of
prevailing on the claims and defenses; and a description of
the major issues in dispute.
c. A summary of the proceedings to date.
d. An estimate of the cost and time to be expended for
further discovery, ...