Taganas v. The United States of America

Filing 18

COURT TRIAL PREPARATION ORDER. Signed by Judge Samuel Conti on 08/04/2014. (tmi, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/4/2014)

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1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 4 5 RAUL G. TAGANAS, 6 Plaintiff, 7 8 v. NO. C 13-00547SC COURT TRIAL PREPARATION ORDER UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 9 Defendant. 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 COURT TRIAL PREPARATION FOR JUDGE CONTI 12 A. Required Submissions 13 No later than fourteen (14) days before trial, each party shall e-file with this court, 14 serve upon all other parties and provide two courtesy copies directly to chambers of the 15 following materials. Unless otherwise noted, these materials shall be printed in thirteen point 16 times new roman font. 17 (1) Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law (a third copy of which must be 18 provided in Word format and e-mailed to Judge Conti’s proposed order mail box, 19 scPO@cand.uscourts.gov). 20 (2) A trial brief. 21 (3) A list of exhibits conforming substantially to the form attached as Appendix A. 22 Upon request of a party, any party shall make the original of any exhibit available for 23 inspection and/or copying. 24 (4) A list of witnesses, including expert witnesses, in the expected order of their 25 presentation. The witness list shall also include: 26 (a) a brief statement as to the content of the witness' testimony; 27 (b) an estimate of the time of the witness' testimony, on both direct and 28 cross examination; 1 (c) any expert testimony shall strictly comply with FRC Rule 26(a); 2 (d) any Daubert objections to the testimony of any expert or witness should 3 be raised with the Court by motion (10) days before trial. Or objection is 4 WAIVED. 5 No witnesses other than those on said list shall be allowed to testify, except upon express 6 order of this court. 7 (5) A statement designating all excerpts from depositions (specifying the witness' 8 name, with page and line references), answers to interrogatories, and responses to requests 9 for admission to be offered at trial for any purpose other than impeachment or rebuttal. 11 B. Exhibit Binders For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 12 Exhibits that can be reduced to 8.5" by 11" form (i.e. written documents, photographs, 13 etc.) should be placed in three-ring binders with each exhibit tabbed on the side. A copy of 14 the exhibit list should be placed in the front of the binder. Binders should be clearly labeled 15 on the outside as to which party's exhibits and what exhibit numbers they contain. The 16 parties should prepare three (3) sets of binders: one for the Judge, one for the witness to refer 17 to, and one for the clerk to act as the original. The original copy should have an exhibit 18 marker affixed to the first page of each exhibit in the lower right hand corner. These binders 19 are to be delivered directly to Judge Conti's Chambers no later than three (3) days before the 20 date of trial. They are not to be filed in the clerk's office. 21 22 23 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 26 Dated: 08/04/2014 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 27 28 2 1 INSTRUCTIONS FOR EXHIBIT MARKERS, EXHIBIT LIST, AND TRANSCRIPTS 2 EXHIBIT MARKERS 3 4 Counsel should fill in the appropriate markers leaving the "Date Entered" and "Deputy Clerk" lines blank. 5 6 Plaintiff's exhibits should be denoted as: 1, 2, 3, etc. Defendant's exhibits should be denoted as: A, B, C, etc. 7 EXHIBIT LIST 8 9 Counsel are to supply all the requested information with the exception of the two "Date Boxes." COLOR OF EXHIBIT BINDERS 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 Plaintiff's exhibit binders must be black and Defendant's exhibit binders must be 12 white. 13 TRANSCRIPTS 14 15 Should a daily transcript and/or realtime reporting be desired, arrangements must be made with the Courtroom Deputy at least fourteen (14) days before the scheduled trial date. 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 1 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 2 3 4 CASE NO. DATE vs. 5 EXHIBIT LIST 6 7 8 9 ( ) Plaintiff EXHIBIT NUMBER MARKED ( ADMITTED 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 4 ) Defendant DESCRIPTION OF EXHIBIT 1 Case No. 2 PLTF Exhibit No. 3 Date Entered Date Entered 4 Signature Signature Case No. Case No. Case No. 1 DEFT Exhibit No. A 5 6 PLTF Exhibit No. 2 DEFT Exhibit No. 7 Date Entered Date Entered 8 Signature Signature Case No. B Case No. 9 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 PLTF Exhibit No. 3 DEFT Exhibit No. Date Entered Date Entered Signature Signature 14 Case No. Case No. 15 PLTF Exhibit No. C 12 13 4 DEFT Exhibit No. Date Entered Date Entered Signature Signature 18 Case No. Case No. 19 PLTF Exhibit No. 20 Date Entered Date Entered 21 Signature Signature Case No. D Case No. 16 17 22 23 PLTF Exhibit No. 5 6 DEFT Exhibit No. DEFT Exhibit No. 24 Date Entered Date Entered 25 Signature Signature 26 27 28 5 E F

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