Meas v. City & County of San Francisco et al
ORDER RE BIFURCATION. Signed by Judge Hamilton on 6/15/2009. (pjhlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/15/2009)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 JONATHAN MEAS, Plaintiff(s), v. CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO, et al., Defendant(s). _______________________________/ Before the court is the stipulation and proposed order of the parties staying discovery and trial of the Monell claims until after discovery and trial of the claims against the individual officers. The court declines to approve the stipulation which will entitle the plaintiffs to two trials presumably before two different juries. The parties shall go forward with discovery and dispositive motions, if any, on the entire case. After dispositive motions are heard, however, the parties may request a case management conference to discuss how the evidence might be phased at trial to permit a decision on individual liability before a decision is made by the same jury on any remaining Monell claim. No. C 08-4075 PJH ORDER RE BIFURCATION UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
United United States District Court
For the Northern District of California
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IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: June 15, 2009 ______________________________ PHYLLIS J. HAMILTON United States District Judge
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