Weiner et al v. Original Talk Radio Network Inc.

Filing 39

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Order to Show Cause Hearing set for 11/30/2012 09:01 AM. Show Cause Response due by 11/16/2012.. Signed by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers on 11/9/12. (fs, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/9/2012)

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1 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 3 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 4 5 6 DR. MICHAEL A. WEINER, F/K/A Michael Savage, et al., Plaintiff(s), 7 8 9 10 Northern District of California United States District Court 11 vs. Case No.: 10-CV-05785 YGR ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE REGARDING DEFENDANT’S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH CIVIL LOCAL RULE 7-2(b) AND THE COURT’S STANDING ORDER IN CIVIL CASES REGARDING DISCOVERY MOTIONS ORIGINAL TALK RADIO NETWORK INC., D/B/A Talk Radio Network Inc., Defendant(s). 12 13 14 TO ALL PARTIES AND THEIR COUNSEL OF RECORD: Civil Local Rule 7-2(b) provides that, unless the Court expressly orders otherwise, a motion 15 may not exceed 25 pages in length. Civ. L.R. 7-2(b) (“one filed document not exceeding 25 pages in 16 length”). Defendant’s Motion to Vacate Arbitration Award (Dkt. No. 33) is 34 pages in length. 17 Paragraph 8 of the Court’s Standing Order in Civil Cases requires that “no motions regarding 18 discovery disputes may be filed without prior leave of Court” and that “requests for discovery relief 19 must be summarized jointly by the parties in a joint letter brief no longer than four pages.” (Standing 20 Order in Civil Cases ¶ 8 (emphasis in original)). Defendant has filed a discovery motion (Dkt. No. 21 34) without leave of Court. 22 Counsel for Defendant are hereby ORDERED TO SHOW CAUSE why they should not be 23 sanctioned for failing to comply with the page limitation of Civil Local Rule 7-2(b) and this Court’s 24 Standing Order in Civil Cases, which may include striking pages 26-34 of the Motion to Vacate, 25 except for the signature block. 26 A hearing on this Order to Show Cause shall be held on Friday, November 30, 2012, on the 27 Court’s 9:01 a.m. Calendar, in the Federal Courthouse, 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, California, in 28 Courtroom 5. Counsel for Defendant must file a written response to this Order to Show Cause by no 1 later than Friday, November 16, 2012 explaining counsels’ failure to comply with the above rules, as 2 well as certifying that counsel have personally read and familiarized themselves with both the Civil 3 Local Rules and the Court’s Standing Order in Civil Cases. Counsel with pro hac vice applications 4 pending shall also so certify. Defendant’s counsel shall be required to appear personally at the 5 hearing. 6 7 8 If the Court is satisfied with Defendant’s counsels’ response(s), it will consider taking the Order to Show Cause hearing off calendar. IT IS SO ORDERED. 9 10 Dated: November 9, 2012 __________________________________ YVONNE GONZALEZ ROGERS UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE Northern District of California United States District Court 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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