Stitt v. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

Filing 110

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE AND CONTINUING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. Order to Show Cause Hearing set for 6/24/2013 02:00 PM. Show Cause Response due by 6/17/2013. Case Management Conference set for 6/10/2013 is CONTINUED to Monday, 6/24/2013 02:00 PM in Courtroom 5, 2nd Floor, Oakland. Signed by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers on 6/5/2013. (fs, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/5/2013)

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1 2 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 5 6 7 8 9 DARRYL A. STITT, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 Case No.: 12-CV-03704 YGR ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE AND CONTINUING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE vs. THE SAN FRANCISCO MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY; CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO; and DOES 1-20, Defendants. 16 17 18 The parties are ORDERED TO SHOW CAUSE why they should not be sanctioned for failure to 19 timely file a Joint Case Management Statement. A Case Management Conference is scheduled for 20 June 10, 2013 and the parties have failed to file a joint statement that satisfies the applicable rules 21 and the Court’s instructions at the previous Case Management Conference. 22 “Unless otherwise ordered, no fewer than 7 days before any subsequent case management 23 conference, the parties must file a Joint Case Management Statement, reporting progress or changes 24 since the last statement was filed and making proposals for the remainder of the case development 25 process.” Civil L.R. 16-10(d) (emphasis added). In addition, the Court’s Standing Order in Civil 26 Cases at Section 6 requires that “[u]pdated joint case management statements . . . be filed seven days 27 in advance of all other case management conferences.” 28 The Joint Status Report filed on April 26, 2013 (Dkt. No. 91) does not satisfy the parties’ 1 2 obligations. Specifically, the parties must update the Court regarding the currently-anticipated 3 amount of time needed for discovery and propose a schedule for the class certification motion. A hearing on this Order to Show Cause will be held on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., 4 5 in the Federal Courthouse, 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, California, in Courtroom 5. The Case 6 Management Conference scheduled for June 10, 2013 is hereby CONTINUED to June 24, 2013 at 2:00 7 p.m. 8 9 By no later than June 17, 2013, the parties must file either (1) a joint case management statement, which includes a statement that they have reviewed the Local Rules with respect to their responsibilities; or (2) a written response to this Order to Show Cause why they should not be 11 United States District Court Northern District of California 10 sanctioned for their failure to timely file a joint case management statement. If the Court is satisfied 12 with the parties’ response, the parties need not appear and the hearing will be taken off calendar. 13 Otherwise, lead trial counsel must personally appear at the hearing. Neither a special appearance 14 nor a telephonic appearance will be permitted. Failure to file a joint statement, written response or 15 to appear personally will be deemed an admission that no good cause exists and that the imposition 16 of monetary sanctions is appropriate. 17 IT IS SO ORDERED. 18 19 20 Dated: June 5, 2013 _______________________________________ YVONNE GONZALEZ ROGERS UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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