United States District Court, E.D. California
ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE AND STAYING THE
CAROLYN K. DELANEY UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE.
is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis
in this federal 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 Magistrate Judge Dennis M. Cota to
conduct a settlement conference at the U.S. District Court,
501 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814 in Courtroom #1 on
November 7, 2019 at 9:30 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 Dennis M. Cota on November 7, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. at the
U.S. District Court, 501 I Street, Sacramento, California
95814 in Courtroom #1.
representative with full and unlimited 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 submit confidential settlement
statements no later than October 31, 2019 to
email@example.com. Plaintiff shall mail
his confidential settlement statement Attn: Magistrate Judge
Dennis M. Cota, USDC CAED, 2986 Bechelli Lane, Suite 300,
Redding, California 96002 so it arrives no later than October
31, 2019. The envelope shall be marked “CONFIDENTIAL
SETTLEMENT STATEMENT.” Parties are also directed to
file a “Notice of Submission of Confidential Settlement
Statement” (See L.R. 270(d)).
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 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, ...