Pollard v. Sutter et al
ORDER signed by Judge Garland E. Burrell, Jr on 2/26/14 ORDERING that the Pretrial Scheduling Conference is CONTINUED from 3/3/14 to 3/31/2014 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 10 (GEB) before Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. A further joint status report shall be filed no later than fourteen (14) days prior to the Status Conference, in which Plaintiff shall adequately address the anticipated timing of the referenced amendments.(Mena-Sanchez, L)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
ELIZABETH J. POLLARD,
COUNTY OF SUTTER, a public
entity; CARL ADAMS; STEPHANIE
COOPER; and DOES 1-10
ORDER CONTINUING STATUS
(PRETRIAL SCHEDULING) CONFERENCE
Plaintiff anticipates a possible joinder
of one party: Mr. Thompson, but Plaintiff has
not yet been able to pursue discovery to
ascertain the facts supporting any claim(s)
against him; if and when she does, she will
have to exhaust her administrative remedies
through a tort claim, then file a motion to
amend the complaint accordingly.
. . . .
. . . . There may be later amendment of the
depending upon what evidence Plaintiff is
able to obtain during discovery based on the
late discovery rules pertaining to defamation
causes of action.
(JSR 3:2-14, ECF No. 10.) These statements fail to comply with
information on when the referenced amendments would be sought.
amendments . . . have
obligation to alert the Rule 16 scheduling
judge of the . . . timing of such anticipated
amendments in their status reports so that
amendments may properly be sought solely
under the Rule 15(a) standard, and whether
Jackson v. Laureate, Inc., 186 F.R.D. 605, 608 (E.D. Cal. 1999)
(internal quotation marks omitted).
Therefore, the Status (Pretrial Scheduling) Conference
scheduled for hearing on March 3, 2014, is continued to March 31,
2014, at 9:00 a.m. A further joint status report shall be filed
no later than fourteen (14) days prior to the Status Conference,
timing of the referenced amendments.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
February 26, 2014
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