Carson v. Thompson et al
ORDER setting a status conference for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, 9/19/12, in courtroom B-155 of the Richard S. Arnold U.S. Courthouse in Little Rock, AR. The Court orders Arthur Carson, Elnora Thompson, and Hosea Thompson to appear at the conference. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 8/16/12. (kpr) Modified on 8/16/2012 to corrrect typographical error (kpr).
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
ELNORA THOMPSON and
The Court is concerned about the status of this case. The parties have
already had discovery problems. Document Nos. 31 & 34. Now Carson has
filed two motions for sanctions; and the Thompsons' response to the first
motion is overdue. To get this case back on track, the Court will hold a status
conference at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, 19 September 2012, in courtroom B155 of the Richard S. Arnold United States Courthouse in Little Rock,
Arkansas. The Court orders Arthur Carson, Elnora Thompson, and Hosea
Thompson to appear at the conference.
The Thompsons should be prepared to show cause why the Court
should not impose sanctions for their failure to cooperate in discovery and to
respond to Carson's motion. Failure to appear at the conference could result
in sanctions. These sanctions could include a fine; or the Court could accept
Carson's version of the facts as true. The sanctions could even include the
Court entering a default judgment for Carson and against the
Thompsons- the equivalent of Carson winning his case and the Thompsons
owing him money damages.
R. CIV. P. 37(b)(2). Attendance at the
hearing is therefore crucial if the Thompsons wish to continue defending this
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