United States District Court, E.D. California
A.K. female, A.S., and A.K. male, and ALESHNA KUMARI, Plaintiffs,
COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO; JESSE CORTEZ, an individual; JANELLE GONZALEZ, an individual; LEONA WILLIAMS, an individual; EVELYN MARTIN, an individual; ANTHONY MARTIN, an individual; and DOES 1-50, inclusive, Defendants.
STATUS (PRETRIAL SCHEDULING) ORDER
WILLIAM B. SHUBB UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Status (Pretrial Scheduling) Conference was held on May 7,
2018. Joe Rapoport appeared as counsel for plaintiffs, and
Amanda McDermott appeared as counsel for defendants.
Following the conference, the court enters this Order.
SERVICE OF PROCESS
defendants have been served. Plaintiffs have until May 8,
2018 to amend their Complaint so as to remove defendants
Evelyn Martin and Anthony Martin.
JOINDER OF PARTIES/AMENDMENTS
the Amended Complaint is filed, no further joinder of parties
or amendments to pleadings will be permitted except with
leave of court, good cause having been shown under Federal
Rule of Civil Procedure 16(b). See Johnson v. Mammoth
Recreations, Inc., 975 F.2d 604 (9th Cir. 1992).
is predicated upon federal question jurisdiction, 28 U.S.C.
§ 1331, because plaintiffs' claims arise under 42
U.S.C. § 1983. Venue is undisputed and hereby found to
parties shall serve the initial disclosures required by
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(1) on or before June
parties shall disclose experts and produce reports in
accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2) by
no later than February 7, 2019. With regard to expert
testimony intended solely for rebuttal, those experts shall
be disclosed and reports produced in accordance with Federal
Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2) on or before February 28,
other discovery, including depositions for preservation of
testimony, is left open, save and except that it shall be so
conducted as to be completed by May 28, 2019. The word
“completed” means that all discovery shall have
been conducted so that all depositions have been taken and
any disputes relevant to discovery shall have been resolved
by appropriate order if necessary and, where discovery has
been ordered, the order has been obeyed. All motions to
compel discovery must be noticed on the magistrate
judge's calendar in accordance with the local rules of
this court and so that such motions may be heard (and any
resulting orders obeyed) not later than March 29, 2019.
MOTION HEARING SCHEDULE
motions, except motions for continuances, temporary
restraining orders, or other emergency applications, shall be
filed on or before June 24, 2019. All motions shall be
noticed for the next available hearing date. Counsel are
cautioned to refer to the local rules regarding the
requirements for ...