Macias et al v. City of Delano

Filing 58

ORDER RE SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 6/4/2021(Hernandez, M)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 FRANCO MACIAS, et al., Plaintiffs, 12 13 Case No. 1:18-cv-01634-DAD-JLT ORDER RE SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE v. 14 CITY OF DELANO, et al., 15 Defendants. 16 17 This action has been referred to the undersigned for a settlement conference and a 18 settlement conference is currently set for July 16, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. in Courtroom 9 via video 19 conference (Zoom) before the undersigned. (ECF No. 57.) Unless otherwise permitted in 20 advance by the Court, the attorneys who will try the case shall appear at the Settlement 21 Conference with the parties and the person or persons having full authority to negotiate and 22 settle the case on any terms at the conference. 23 Confidential Settlement Conference Statement: At least seven (7) court days prior to 24 the Settlement Conference, the parties shall submit a Confidential Settlement Conference 25 Statement directly to Judge Boone’s chambers by e-mail to SABOrders@caed.uscourts.gov. The 26 statement should not be filed with the Clerk of the Court nor served on any other party, 27 although the parties may file a Notice of Lodging of Settlement Conference Statement. Each 28 statement shall be clearly marked “confidential” with the date and time of the Settlement 1 1 Conference indicated prominently thereon. The Confidential Settlement Conference Statement shall include the following: 2 3 A. A brief statement of the facts of the case. 4 B. A brief statement of the claims and defenses, i.e., statutory or other 5 grounds upon which the claims are founded; a forthright evaluation of the 6 parties’ likelihood of prevailing on the claims and defenses; and a 7 description of the major issues in dispute. 8 C. A summary of the proceedings to date. 9 D. An estimate of the cost and time to be expended for further discovery, pretrial and trial. 10 11 E. The relief sought. 12 F. The party’s position on settlement, including present demands and offers and a history of past settlement discussions, offers and demands. 13 The Court will vacate the settlement conference if the Court finds the settlement 14 15 conference will be neither productive nor meaningful to attempt to resolve all or part of this case. 16 As far in advance of the settlement conference as possible, a party shall inform the Court and 17 other parties that it believes the case is not in a settlement posture so the Court may vacate or 18 reset the settlement conference. Otherwise the parties shall proceed with the settlement 19 conference in good faith to attempt to resolve all or part of the case. 20 21 IT IS SO ORDERED. 22 Dated: June 4, 2021 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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