Torres v. Diaz et al

Filing 183

ORDER setting Settlement Conference for 3/24/2017 at 08:30 AM at California State Prison (CSP-COR) 4001 King Avenue Corcoran, CA 93212 before Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 2/3/2017. (Lundstrom, T)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 JUAN MATIAS TORRES, 12 Plaintiff, 13 14 v. RALPH M. DIAZ, et al., 15 Defendants. 16 ) Case No.: 1:14-cv-00492-DAD-SAB (PC) ) ) ) ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE ON MARCH 24, 2017 ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiff Juan Matias Torres is appearing pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action 17 18 pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The Court has determined that this case will benefit from a settlement 19 conference. Therefore, this case will be referred to Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe to conduct 20 a settlement conference at the California State Prison (CSP-COR), 4001 King Avenue, Corcoran, CA 21 93212 on March 24, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. The Court will issue the necessary transportation order in due 22 course. 23 In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 24 1. This case is set for a settlement conference before Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe 25 26 27 28 on March 24, 2017, at CSP-COR. 2. A representative with full and unlimited authority to negotiate and enter into a binding settlement shall attend in person. 3. Those in attendance must be prepared to discuss the claims, defenses and damages. The 1 1 failure of any counsel, party or authorized person subject to this order to appear in person 2 may result in the imposition of sanctions. In addition, the conference will not proceed and 3 will be reset to another date. 4. Defendants shall provide a confidential settlement statement to the following email 4 5 address: Plaintiff shall mail his confidential settlement 6 statement to U.S. District Court, 2500 Tulare Street, Fresno, California, 93721, Magistrate 7 Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe. The envelope shall be marked “Confidential Settlement 8 Statement”. Settlement statements shall arrive no later than March 17, 2017. Parties shall 9 also file a Notice of Submission of Confidential Settlement Conference Statement (See 10 Local Rule 270(d)). Settlement statements should not be filed with the Clerk of the court 11 nor served on any other party. Settlement statements shall be clearly marked 12 Aconfidential@ with the date and time of the settlement conference indicated prominently 13 thereon. 5. The confidential settlement statement shall be no longer than five pages in length, typed 14 or neatly printed, and include the following: 15 16 a. A brief statement of the facts of the case. 17 b. A brief statement of the claims and defenses, i.e., statutory or other grounds upon 18 which the claims are founded; a forthright evaluation of the parties= likelihood of 19 prevailing on the claims and defenses; and a description of the major issues in 20 dispute. c. An estimate of the cost and time to be expended for further discovery, pretrial, and 21 trial. 22 d. The party=s position on settlement, including present demands and offers and a 23 history of past settlement discussions, offers, and demands. 24 25 /// 26 /// 27 /// 28 /// 2 e. A brief statement of each party=s expectations and goals for the settlement 1 conference, including how much a party is willing to accept and/or willing to pay. 2 3 4 IT IS SO ORDERED. 5 Dated: 6 February 3, 2017 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3

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