United States District Court, E.D. California
SCHEDULING ORDER (FED. R. CIV. P 16)
Date of Scheduling Conference
Scheduling Conference was held on November 21,
Appearances of Counsel
Wheeler telephonically appeared on behalf of Plaintiff. There
was no appearance by the defendant.
Consent to Magistrate Judge
parties have not filed a consent or decline form.
Initial Disclosure under Fed.R.Civ.P.
parties shall exchange the initial disclosures required by
Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(1) by December 12, 2017.
Amendments to Pleading
parties do not anticipate any amendment to the pleadings. The
parties are advised that filing motions and/or stipulations
requesting leave to amend the pleadings does not reflect on
the propriety of the amendment or imply good cause to modify
the existing schedule, if necessary. All proposed amendments
must (A) be supported by good cause pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P.
16(b) if the amendment requires any modification to the
existing schedule, see Johnson v. Mammoth Recreations,
Inc., 975 F.2d 604, 609 (9th Cir. 1992), and (B)
establish, under Fed.R.Civ.P. 15(a), that such an amendment
is not (1) prejudicial to the opposing party, (2) the product
of undue delay, (3) proposed in bad faith, or (4) futile,
see Foman v. Davis, 371 U.S. 178, 182 (1962).
has requested a phased approach to this action. This first
phase shall relate to class certification. Any motions for
class certification shall be filed on or before June
4, 2018. The hearing on the motion shall be set in
compliance with the Local Rules.
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