Singh v. Federal Crop Insurance Corporation

Filing 18

SCHEDULING ORDER - Dispositive Motion Deadlines: Filing: July 23, 2018; Opposition and Cross-Motion: August 22, 2018; Plaintiffs Reply and Defendants Opposition: September 19, 2018; Defendants Reply: October 3, 2018 Signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 2/8/2018. (Hernandez, M)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 8 9 10 11 12 13 Case No. 1:17-cv-01373-SAB KEWAL SINGH, Plaintiff, v. FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION, Defendants. 14 SCHEDULING ORDER (Fed.R.Civ.P 16) Dispositive Motion Deadlines: Filing: July 23, 2018 Opposition and Cross-Motion: August 22, 2018 Plaintiff’s Reply and Defendant’s Opposition: September 19, 2018 Defendant’s Reply: October 3, 2018 15 16 I. Date of Scheduling Conference 17 The Scheduling Conference was held on February 6, 2018. 18 II. 19 Tracy Agrall appeared on behalf of Plaintiff. 20 Benjamin Hall appeared on behalf of Defendant. 21 III. 22 The parties have consented to proceed before a United States magistrate judge. 23 IV. 24 Any motions or stipulations requesting leave to amend the pleadings must be filed no later 25 than February 16, 2018. The parties are advised that filing motions and/or stipulations requesting 26 leave to amend the pleadings does not reflect on the propriety of the amendment or imply good 27 cause to modify the existing schedule, if necessary. All proposed amendments must (A) be 28 supported by good cause pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 16(b) if the amendment requires any Appearances of Counsel Consent to Magistrate Judge Amendments to Pleading 1 1 modification to the existing schedule, see Johnson v. Mammoth Recreations, Inc., 975 F.2d 604, 2 609 (9th Cir. 1992), and (B) establish, under Fed.R.Civ.P. 15(a), that such an amendment is not 3 (1) prejudicial to the opposing party, (2) the product of undue delay, (3) proposed in bad faith, or 4 (4) futile, see Foman v. Davis, 371 U.S. 178, 182 (1962). 5 V. 6 Unless prior leave of Court is obtained at least seven (7) days before the filing date, all 7 moving and opposition briefs or legal memorandum in civil cases shall not exceed twenty-five 8 (25) pages. Reply briefs filed by moving parties shall not exceed ten (10) pages. 9 Motion Schedule The administrative record shall be filed on or before April 27, 2018. 10 Plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment shall be filed on or before July 23, 2018. 11 Defendant’s opposition and cross-motion for summary judgment shall be filed on or 12 13 14 before August 22, 2018. Plaintiff’s reply and opposition to Defendant’s cross-motion for summary judgment shall be filed on or before September 19, 2018. 15 Defendant shall file a reply on or before October 3, 2018. 16 The Court grants the parties request to be relieved from the obligation under Local Rule 17 260 of filing a statement of undisputed facts in connection with their cross-motions for summary 18 judgment. 19 VI. 20 The parties are not aware of any related matters. 21 VII. 22 All counsel are expected to familiarize themselves with the Federal Rules of Civil 23 Procedure and the Local Rules of the Eastern District of California, and to keep abreast of any 24 amendments thereto. 25 efficiently handle its increasing case load and sanctions will be imposed for failure to follow the 26 Rules as provided in both the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules for the 27 Eastern District of California. 28 Related Matters Pending Compliance with Federal Procedure The Court must insist upon compliance with these Rules if it is to Additional requirements and more detailed procedures for courtroom practice before 2 1 United States Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone can be found at the United States District Court 2 for the Eastern District of California’s website ( under Judges; 3 United States Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone (SAB). In the area entitled “Case Management 4 Procedures,” there is a link to “Standard Information.” All parties and counsel shall comply with 5 the guidelines set forth therein. 6 VIII. Effect of this Order 7 The foregoing order represents the best estimate of the court and counsel as to the agenda 8 most suitable to dispose of this case. The trial date reserved is specifically reserved for this case. 9 If the parties determine at any time that the schedule outlined in this order cannot be met, counsel 10 are ordered to notify the court immediately of that fact so that adjustments may be made, either 11 by stipulation or by subsequent status conference. 12 Stipulations extending the deadlines contained herein will not be considered unless 13 they are accompanied by affidavits or declarations, and where appropriate attached 14 exhibits, which establish good cause for granting the relief requested. The parties are 15 advised that due to the impacted nature of civil cases on the district judges in the Eastern 16 District of California, Fresno Division, that stipulations to continue set dates are disfavored 17 and will not be granted absent good cause. 18 Lastly, should counsel or a party appearing pro se fail to comply with the directions 19 as set forth above, an ex parte hearing may be held and contempt sanctions, including 20 monetary sanctions, dismissal, default, or other appropriate judgment, may be imposed 21 and/or ordered. 22 23 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: February 8, 2018 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 25 26 27 28 3

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