United States District Court, E.D. California
CINDY M. ALEJANDRE and DAVID GONZALEZ II as co-successors-in-interest to Decedent David Gonzalez III, Plaintiffs,
COUNTY OF SAN JOAQUIN, a municipal corporation; and DOES 1-50, inclusive, individually and in their official capacity as Sheriff's Deputies for the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department, Defendants.
STATUS (PRETRIAL SCHEDULING) ORDER
WILLIAM B. SHUBB, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
reviewing the parties' Joint Status Report, the court
hereby vacates the Status (Pretrial Scheduling) Conference
scheduled for January 6, 2020, and makes the following
findings and orders without needing to consult with the
parties any further.
SERVICE OF PROCESS
defendants have been served,  and no further service is
permitted without leave of court, good cause having been
shown under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 16(b).
JOINDER OF PARTIES/AMENDMENTS
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.
is predicated upon 28 U.S.C. §§ 1331 and 1343,
because plaintiffs' claims arise under 42 U.S.C. §
1983. This court has supplemental jurisdiction over
plaintiffs' state law claims pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §
1367. Venue is undisputed and hereby found to be proper.
parties agree to serve the initial disclosures required by
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(1) on or before
February 14, 2020.
parties shall disclose experts and produce reports in
accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2) by
no later than September 18, 2020. 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 October 16,
discovery, including depositions for preservation of
testimony, is left open, save and except that it shall be so
conducted as to be completed by November 20, 2020. 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 November 20, 2020.
MOTION HEARING SCHEDULE
motions, except motions for continuances, temporary
restraining orders, or other emergency applications, shall be
filed on or before December 21, 2020. All motions shall be
noticed for the next available hearing date. Counsel are
cautioned to refer to the local rules regarding the
requirements for ...