Anderson v. Duran et al

Filing 245

ORDER DENYING REQUEST TO TAKE JUDICIAL NOTICE. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 9/16/14. (cl, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/16/2014)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 JOHN P. ANDERSON, Case No. 13-cv-04825-RS Plaintiff, 8 v. ORDER DENYING REQUEST TO TAKE JUDICIAL NOTICE 9 10 JACK DURAN, et al., Defendants. United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 Defendants Reggie Lewis, Chance Alberta, Carl Bushman, Irene Waltz, Lynn Chenot, 14 David Castillo, and Melvin Espe, individually and on behalf of the Tribal entities the Picayune 15 Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians, Chukchansi Economic Development Authority, and the 16 Chukchansi Indians Housing Authority, have submitted a Request for Judicial Notice of certain 17 facts and public documents, particularly the 2014 Mediation Agreement. The request is denied. 18 Rule 408 of the Federal Rules of Evidence provides that evidence of conduct or statements made 19 during settlement negotiations is not admissible either to prove or disprove the validity of a 20 disputed claim, subject to certain exceptions. Defendants have not set forth any permissible use of 21 this evidence. Their request is therefore denied as the proffered material is inadmissible under the 22 Federal Rules of Evidence. 23 24 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: September 16, 2014 ______________________________________ _______________________________ ______ _ _ _____ RICHARD SEEBORG United States District Judge

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