United States District Court, E.D. California
STATUS (PRE-TRIAL SCHEDULING) ORDER
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 September 29,
2020. Hearing on such motions shall be on
October 27, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. The
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 maybe assessed
for the failure to file the appropriate pre-trial motion.