United States District Court, E.D. California
ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE ON JULY 16,
is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in
forma pauperis with this civil rights action filed
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 a magistrate judge
to conduct a settlement conference at California State
Prison, Corcoran (“CSP-COR”), 4001 King Avenue,
Corcoran, CA 93212, on July 16, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. The Court
will issue the necessary transportation writ in due course.
accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
case is set for a settlement conference before a federal
Magistrate Judge on July 16, 2018, at CSP-COR.
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 at issue in this case. 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.
Defendants shall provide a confidential settlement statement
to the following email address:
shall mail his confidential settlement statement to U.S.
District Court, 2500 Tulare Street, Fresno, California,
93721, “Attention: Institution Settlement Judge
for July 16, 2018.” The envelope shall be
marked “Confidential Settlement Statement”.
Settlement statements shall arrive no later than July 9,
2018. Parties shall also file a Notice of Submission of
Confidential Settlement Conference 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 the following:
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 party's likelihood of
prevailing on the claims and defenses; and a description of
the major issues in dispute.
c. An estimate of the cost and time to be expended for
further discovery, pretrial, and trial.
d. The party's position on settlement, including present
demands and offers and a history of past settlement
discussions, offers, and demands.
e. A brief statement of each party's expectations and
goals for the settlement conference, including how much a
party is willing to accept and/or willing to pay.