Ronald Moore v. Andros et al

Filing 25

AMENDED ORDER VACATING Settlement Coference and Requiring Defendant to Show Cause Why Sanctions Should Not Issue for the Failure to Comply with the Scheduling Order, signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 5/11/2015. (Kusamura, W)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 RONALD MOORE, Plaintiff, 12 13 14 Case No. 1:14-cv-01460-SKO AMENDED ORDER VACATING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE AND REQUIRING DEFENDANT TO SHOW CAUSE WHY SANCTIONS SHOULD NOT ISSUE FOR THE FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE SCHEDULING ORDER v. ANN ANDROS, et al., Defendants. 15 TEN DAY DEADLINE 16 17 18 A settlement conference in this action is set for May 12, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. before the 19 undersigned. (ECF No. 18.) Pursuant to the order setting the settlement conference, the parties 20 were required to submit a confidential settlement statement to the Court one week prior to the 21 conference date. The Court has timely received the confidential statement from Plaintiff, 22 however no statement has been received from Defendant. This Court spends considerable time 23 preparing for settlement conference so as to make it meaningful to the parties and results in a 24 greater likelihood of settlement success. Settlement is extremely important in this district where 25 the judges have one of the highest caseloads per judge in the United States. The settlement 26 conference statement assists the Court in adequately preparing for these matters. They are not 27 pro forma. 28 Since Defendant has failed to comply with the order requiring the confidential settlement 1 1 statement to be submitted to the Court, the May 12, 2015 settlement conference shall be vacated. 2 Should the parties desire another settlement conference date, they shall confer and contact the 3 courtroom deputy with available dates. However, no settlement conference shall be set until 4 Defendant submits a meaningful confidential settlement statement to the Court. Further, Defendant is required to show cause why sanctions should not issue for the 5 6 failure to comply with the March 23, 2015 scheduling order. 7 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 8 1. The settlement conference set for May 12, 2015, is VACATED; 9 2. The Court will re-set the settlement conference only upon the filing of a 10 meaningful settlement conference statement by Defendant and at a time 11 convenient to all parties and the Court; and 3. 12 Within ten days from the date of service of this order, Defendant shall show cause 13 in writing why sanctions should not issue for the failure to comply with the March 14 23, 2015 scheduling order. 15 16 IT IS SO ORDERED. 17 Dated: May 11, 2015 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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