Heard v. Blytheville Arkansas, City of et al
ORDER rescheduling case for a jury trial beginning on March 5, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Counsel should be present at 9:00 a.m. for pretrial matters; discovery and motions ddls have expired. Signed by Magistrate Judge Beth Deere on 12/16/11. (kpr)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CITY OF BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, et al.
This case is rescheduled for trial to a jury beginning March 5, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. in
Jonesboro, Arkansas. Counsel should be present at 9:00 a.m. for pretrial matters.
DISCOVERY AND MOTIONS
All deadlines for discovery and motions, excluding motions in limine, have
expired. Motions in limine must be filed within the 14 days prior to trial, except for
matters that arise unexpectedly after that time.
A Pretrial Disclosure Sheet as outlined in Local Rule 26.2 shall be filed with the
Clerk by February 6, 2012.
STIPULATION OF AGREED FACTS
A stipulation of agreed facts shall be filed with the Clerk no later than February 21,
JURY INSTRUCTIONS AND VOIR DIRE
An agreed set of jury instructions shall be submitted to the Court no later than
February 21, 2012. Eighth Circuit Model Instructions should be used when possible. A
party requesting an instruction which cannot be agreed to should submit that instruction,
along with a statement of authority, to the Court. If possible, counsel should provide the
instructions in WordPerfect or Rich Text Format attached to an email addressed to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Proposed voir dire questions should be submitted with
To avoid delay during trial, counsel shall mark and exchange all exhibits prior to
trial, stipulating to as many as possible. The exhibits are to be listed in numerical
sequence. Note stipulations and objections on the exhibit list. The list should be
provided to the Courtroom Deputy Clerk no later than February 27, 2012.
In the event of settlement, please notify the Courtroom Deputy Clerk at
If the parties anticipate bringing electronic devices into the courthouse for any
proceeding or the trial, please review General Order No. 54.
DATED this 16th day of December, 2011.
AT THE DIRECTION OF THE COURT
JAMES W. McCORMACK, CLERK
By: /s/ Suzy Flippen, Courtroom Deputy Clerk
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