United States District Court, E.D. California
STATUS (PRE-TRIAL SCHEDULING) ORDER
A. MENDEZ UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE
review of the Joint Status Report, the court makes the
parties defendant to this lawsuit have been served and no
further service will be permitted except with leave of court,
good cause having been shown.
OF ADDITIONAL PARTIES/AMENDMENTS
further joinder of parties or amendments to pleadings is
permitted except with leave of court, good cause having been
and venue are not contested.
action, including any counterclaims, cross-claims, and third
party complaints is hereby DISMISSED as to all DOE or other
dispositive motions shall be filed by December 14, 2021.
Hearing on such motions shall be on January 11, 2022 at 1:30
parties are reminded of the notice requirements as outlined
in Local Rule 230(b).
time deadline for dispositive motions does not apply to
motions for continuances, temporary restraining orders or
other emergency applications.
purely legal issues are to be resolved by timely pre-trial
motions. The parties are reminded that motions in
limine are procedural devices designed to address the
admissibility of evidence and are cautioned that the court
will look with disfavor upon substantive motions presented at
the final pre-trial conference or at trial in the guise of
motions in limine. The parties are further cautioned
that if any legal issue which should have been tendered to
the court by proper pre-trial motion requires resolution by
the court after the established law and motion cut-off date,
substantial sanctions may be assessed for the failure to file
the appropriate pre-trial motion.