Granados v. Otero County Sheriff's Department et al
SCHEDULING ORDER: by Magistrate Judge Kevin R. Sweazea. Discovery due by 6/21/2018. Discovery motions due by 7/20/2018. All other motions including Daubert and dispositive motions due by 8/1/2018. Proposed Pretrial Order due to Court by 9/10/2018. (cbf)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW MEXICO
OTERO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEP’T;
JOSHUA R. SIDES; JOHN EMORY;
CITY OF ALAMOGORDO;
OTERO COUNTY NEU AGENTS, Does
1-3; OTERO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEP’T
SUPERVISORS, Does 1-3; BENNY HOUSE,
Otero County Sheriff,
THIS MATTER comes before the Court following a telephonic Rule 16 scheduling
conference held on November 20, 2017. At the hearing, the Court adopted the parties’ proposed
Joint Status Report and Provisional Discovery Plan as modified herein.
IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that the parties shall adhere to the following
(a) Maximum of 25 interrogatories per party to the other party with responses due 30
days after service.
(b) Maximum of 25 requests for production per party to the other party with responses
due 30 days after service.
(c) Maximum of 25 requests for admission per party to the other party with responses
due 30 days after service.
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(d) Maximum of ten (10) depositions by each party, not to exceed 7.5 hours in duration
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the following case management deadlines shall
(a) Deadline for Plaintiff to join other parties or amend pleadings pursuant to Federal
Rule of Civil Procedure 15: February 20, 2018;
(b) Deadline for Defendants to join other parties or amend pleadings pursuant to Federal
Rule of Civil Procedure 15: March 19, 2018;
(c) Plaintiff’s expert-disclosure deadline: March 19, 2018;
(d) Defendants’ expert-disclosure deadline: April 19, 2018;
(e) Deadline for supplementing discovery/disclosures: Within 30 days of receiving
information requiring supplementation.
(f) Termination of discovery: June 21, 2018;
(g) Motions relating to discovery: July 20, 2018;
(h) All other motions, including dispositive and Daubert motions:
(i) Pretrial order:
August 1, 2018;
Plaintiff to Defendant by: September 3, 2018;
Defendants to Court by: September 10, 2018.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Court must approve any changes to the timing or
scope of discovery. Requests by a party to change the timing or scope of discovery must be
made by motion and before the termination of discovery or the expiration of any applicable
deadline. Discovery must be completed on or before the termination of the discovery deadline.
A written discovery request must be propounded by a date so that the response to that request
shall be due on or before the discovery deadline. The parties are further reminded that the cutoff
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for motions related to discovery does not relieve the party of the 21-day time period under Local
Rule 26.6 to challenge a party’s objections to answering discovery. The parties are encouraged
to review Federal Rule of Procedure 26(a)(2) to ensure they properly disclose all testifying
witnesses, not just those for whom a report is required.
KEVIN R. SWEAZEA
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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