Rice v. Wickham et al
ORDER SETTING MANDATORY TELEPHONIC CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE: A telephonic case management conference is set for 6/28/2021 at 11:00 AM in Reno Courtroom 1 before Magistrate Judge Carla Baldwin. The Attorney General's Office shall make the necessary arrangements for plaintiff's telephonic appearance and shall provide the deputy court clerk with the telephone number at which the plaintiff can be reached. To join the conference, defense counsel shall call the toll-free te lephone number 877-336-1829. The access code is 2809752 and the security code is 19581. At least one-week in advance of the case management conference, or by no later than Monday, June 21, 2021, each party shall file a case management conference statement. See the attached order for specifications. Signed by Magistrate Judge Carla Baldwin on 6/3/2021. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - LGM)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEVADA
MICHAEL D. RICE,
ORDER SETTING MANDATORY
TELEPHONIC CASE MANAGEMENT
Case No. 3:19-cv-00581-MMD-CLB
HAROLD WICKHAM, et al.,
The Court has now screened Plaintiff's complaint pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §
12 1915A(a) and ordered the case to proceed. In order to ensure the just, speedy, and
13 cost-effective resolution of this action, the court orders the parties attend a mandatory
14 telephonic case management conference as described more fully below.
Following the mandatory telephonic case management conference, the court will
16 issue a full scheduling order following the scheduling conference, setting out additional
17 dates related to discovery and the litigation. No discovery may proceed until the court
18 enters a full scheduling order following the mandatory telephonic scheduling
MANDATORY TELEPHONIC CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
A mandatory telephonic case management conference will be held on Monday,
22 June 28, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. The Attorney General’s Office shall make the necessary
1 arrangements for plaintiff’s telephonic appearance and shall provide the deputy court
2 clerk with the telephone number at which the plaintiff can be reached. To join the
3 conference, defense counsel shall call the toll−free telephone number 877-336-1829.
4 The access code is 2809752 and the security code is 19581. The parties should be
5 available for one hour, although the case management conference will likely take less
6 time. The parties shall be prepared to informally discuss the following issues:
A brief statement of the parties' claims and/or defenses;
The location of potentially relevant documents;
Discovery each party intends to take, if any, in addition to the discovery
10 ordered above;
A timeline for the scheduling of discovery;
Any options or methods for the streamlining discovery;
Whether any party intends to challenge the issue of exhaustion;
Whether any party intends to use expert witnesses;
Whether each party would consent to magistrate judge jurisdiction; and,
Any immediate or ongoing issues or requests for injunctive relief regarding
17 current incarceration that could require the court's immediate attention.
CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE STATEMENTS
At least one-week in advance of the case management conference, each party
shall file a scheduling conference statement. The case management conference
statement must address the issues listed above, as well as any other issues that the
parties believe would assist in the scheduling of the case. The statement should include
1 the date that initial disclosures were served and any deficiencies in either party's
2 disclosures. The statement must not exceed five (5) pages in length and no exhibits or
3 attachments should be included.
Following the case management conference, the court will issue a Scheduling
6 Order and Discovery Plan with the benefit of the input of the parties. Once issued, the
7 dates in the Scheduling Order and Discovery Plan shall be firm and no extension shall
8 be given without permission from the court based on good cause shown.
DATED: June 3, 2021
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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