Carter v. Uhlik, et al.

Filing 13

ORDER Setting Settlement Conference on June 9, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. at CSP-Corcoran before U.S. Magistrate Judge Seng,signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 06/2/2017. (Settlement Conference set for 6/9/2017 at 08:30 AM before Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng.) (Martin-Gill, S)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 MICHAEL CARTER, 12 Plaintiff, 13 v. 14 J. UHLIK, et al., 15 Defendants. 16 17 ) Case No.: 1:16-cv-01202-SAB (PC) ) ) ) ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE ON JUNE 9, 2017 ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiff Michael Carter is appearing pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action 18 pursuant to 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983. The Court has determined that this case will benefit from a settlement 19 conference. Therefore, this case will be referred to Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng to conduct a 20 settlement conference at the California State Prison, Corcoran (CSP-COR), 4001 King Avenue, 21 Corcoran, CA 93212 on June 9, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. The Court will issue the necessary transportation 22 order by separate order. 23 In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 24 1. This case is set for a settlement conference before Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng on 25 26 27 28 June 9, 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. The parties shall bring a confidential settlement statement to the settlement conference on 4 5 June 9, 2017. Settlement statements should not be filed with the Clerk of the Court nor 6 served on any other party. 5. The confidential settlement statement shall be no longer than five pages in length, typed 7 or neatly printed, and include the following: 8 a. A brief statement of the facts of the case. 9 10 b. A brief statement of the claims and defenses, i.e., statutory or other grounds upon 11 which the claims are founded; a forthright evaluation of the parties= likelihood of 12 prevailing on the claims and defenses; and a description of the major issues in 13 dispute. c. An estimate of the cost and time to be expended for further discovery, pretrial, and 14 trial. 15 d. The party=s position on settlement, including present demands and offers and a 16 history of past settlement discussions, offers, and demands. 17 e. A brief statement of each party=s expectations and goals for the settlement 18 conference, including how much a party is willing to accept and/or willing to pay. 19 20 21 22 IT IS SO ORDERED. 23 Dated: 24 June 2, 2017 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 25 26 27 28 2

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