Coston-Moore v. Medina et al

Filing 98

ORDER RE: Defendants' 83 Motions in Limine signed by District Judge Raner Collins on 08/07/2013. (Flores, E)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 8 Amber Renaye Coston-Moore, CASE NO. 1:06-cv-01183-RC 9 Plaintiff, ORDER RE: DEFENDANTS’ MOTIONS IN LIMINE (Doc. 83) 10 v. 11 L. Medina, et al., 12 Defendants. 13 14 / 15 A telephonic motion in limine hearing was held before the Honorable Raner C. Collins on 16 August 7, 2013. In response to Defendants’ Motion in Limine (Doc. 83), IT IS HEREBY 17 ORDERED as follows: 18 1. Defendants’ Motion to Preclude Plaintiff from Offering Opinions About the Cause 19 of Her Past and Current Medical Condition is granted. Plaintiff may testify about 20 what happened during the incident, what she felt, and what she experienced, but may 21 not testify as to matters requiring expert medical opinion. 22 2. Defendants’ Motion to Preclude Plaintiff from Making Any Reference to Irrelevant 23 Individuals or Events That Are Irrelevant to Her Claim for Excessive Force is 24 granted. 25 3. Defendants’ Motion to Preclude Evidence that Defendants are Parties in Other 26 Lawsuits or Were Involved in Other Incidents Alleging Excessive Force is granted. 27 4. Defendants’ Motion to Exclude Non-Testifying Inmate Witness Written Statements 28 1 1 2 as Hearsay is granted. 5. 3 4 Defendants’ Motion to Exclude Evidence or Testimony of Offers to Compromise is granted. 6. Defendants’ Motion to Exclude Evidence that the State May Pay the Judgment or 5 Reimburse Defendants in the Event a Judgment is Rendered Against Them is 6 granted. 7 7. Defendants’ Motion to Allow Evidence of Plaintiff’s and Witnesses’ Prior Felony 8 Convictions is granted. Felony convictions that are less than 10 years old may be 9 used for impeachment purposes. 10 DATED this 7th day of August, 2013. 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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