Hassan v. The United States Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) et al

Filing 94

ORDER signed by Judge Kimberly J. Mueller on 3/25/2016 VACATING the mediation date; MODIFYING the 67 Status (Pretrial Scheduling) Order to reflect the withdrawal of the reference of this case to the court's VDRP. (cc: VDRP Sacramento) (Michel, G.)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 ALLEN C. HASSAN, 12 13 14 No. 2:13-cv-1942-KJM-KJN Plaintiff, v. ORDER CORELOGIC CREDCO, et al., 15 Defendants. 16 17 18 On February 26, 2015, defendant Corelogic Credco filed a motion to modify the 19 court’s scheduling order to allow an additional 120 days from the then-current discovery cut-off 20 to complete discovery. ECF No. 79. No party opposed the motion, see Statements of Non-opp’n, 21 ECF Nos. 84, 85, and it was granted by Minute Order on March 23, 2015, ECF No. 92. 22 On March 5, 2015, the assigned magistrate judge issued an order and findings and 23 recommendations recommending this action be dismissed with prejudice. ECF No. 83. Plaintiff 24 Allen Hassan has filed objections. ECF No. 87. The findings and recommendations remain 25 pending. 26 In its status (pretrial scheduling) order, the court ordered the parties to participate 27 in a Volunteer Dispute Resolution Panel (VDRP) mediation session in March 2015. Order Nov. 28 20, 2014, at 8, ECF No. 67. The parties have filed a stipulated joint request to vacate the 1 1 mediation date and modify the court’s scheduling order to remove the requirement of mediation 2 in March 2015. ECF No. 93. The parties agree participation in mediation would prove 3 unproductive given the pending findings and recommendations, among other reasons. 4 A scheduling order may be modified upon showing of good cause. See Fed. R. 5 Civ. P. 16(b); Johnson v. Mammoth Recreations, Inc., 975 F.2d 604 (9th Cir. 1992). Here, the 6 parties have shown good cause for a modification. The mediation date is VACATED and the 7 court’s status (pretrial scheduling) order MODIFIED to withdraw reference of this case to the 8 court’s VDRP. 9 10 IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED: March 25, 2016. 11 12 UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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