Webster Proctor v. Nike Retail Services, Inc. et al

Filing 35

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE: Order to Show Cause Hearing set for Wednesday, 8/22/2012 at 09:00 AM. Show Cause Response due by noon on Monday, 8/20/2012. Signed by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, on 08/15/12. (jlm, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/15/2012)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 8 WEBSTER PROCTOR, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, 9 Plaintiffs, Case No.: 11-cv-6711-YGR ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE REGARDING FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS COURT’S STANDING ORDER IN CIVIL CASES 10 Northern District of California United States District Court 11 12 13 vs. NIKE RETAIL SERVICES, INC., Defendant. 14 15 TO PLAINTIFF WEBSTER PROCTOR, DEFENDANT NIKE RETAIL SERVICES, INC. AND 16 THEIR RESPECTIVE COUNSEL OF RECORD: 17 Lead Counsel for Plaintiff and for Defendant are hereby ORDERED TO SHOW CAUSE why 18 19 they each should not be sanctioned for failure to comply with this Court’s Standing Order in Civil Cases, paragraph 8(b). Paragraph 8(b) requires that discovery disputes: 20 21 22 must be summarized jointly by the parties in a joint letter brief no longer than four pages. The joint letter brief must attest that, prior to filing the request for relief, counsel met and conferred in person and must concisely summarize those remaining issues that counsel were unable to resolve. 23 24 The letter filed by counsel for Plaintiffs on August 10, 2012, (Dkt. No. 34) indicates that, although 25 the dispute was first raised on July 17 by Plaintiffs, the parties have not met and conferred in person 26 and counsel for Defendant has not yet cooperated with providing a joint statement of the dispute. 27 A hearing on this Order to Show Cause shall be held on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at 28 9:00 a.m., in the Federal Courthouse, 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, California, in a courtroom to be 1 designated. Counsel shall file a written response to this Order to Show Cause no later than noon on 2 Monday, August 20, 2012, explaining counsel’s failure to comply with the above rules, as well as 3 certifying that counsel has personally read the Court’s Standing Order in Civil Cases. Counsel 4 shall be required to appear personally at the hearing and should bring copies of any relevant 5 correspondence to the hearing. 6 7 8 If the parties submit a written notice to the Court that the dispute has been resolved in the interim, the Court will consider taking the Order to Show Cause hearing off calendar. IT IS SO ORDERED. 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 Dated: August 15, 2012 ____________________________________ YVONNE GONZALEZ ROGERS UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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