Stansell et al v. Revolutionary Armed forces of Colombia (FARC) et al

Filing 184

ORDER: It is hereby ORDERED that counsel review and comply with the Court's Individual Rules and Procedures ("Individual Rules") (available at the Court's website, http://nysd.uscourts.gov/judge/Schofield). It is further ORDER ED that counsel for all parties shall virtually appear for a status conference with the Court at the date and time listed below. Any open legal issues can be addressed at the conference. It is further ORDERED that counsel for all parties file on E CF a joint letter with the Court no later than February 25, 2021. The parties shall append the most recent scheduling order, if any, to the status letter. March 4, 2021, at 10:40 a.m., to be held telephonically on the following conference line: 888-363-4749, access code: 5583333. The time of the conference is approximate, but the parties shall be prepared to begin at the scheduled time. (And as further set forth herein.) SO ORDERED. (Telephone Conference set for 3/4/2021 at 10:40 AM before Judge Lorna G. Schofield.) (Signed by Judge Lorna G. Schofield on 2/18/2021) (jca)

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Case 1:16-mc-00405-LGS Document 184 Filed 02/18/21 Page 1 of 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK --------------------------------------------------------------X : KEITH STANSELL, et al., : : Plaintiffs, : : -against: REVOLUTIONARY ARMED FORCES OF : : COLOMBIA (FARC), et al., Defendants. : : ------------------------------------------------------------- X 16 Misc. 0405 (LGS) ORDER LORNA G. SCHOFIELD, District Judge: WHEREAS, this case has been assigned to me for all purposes. It is hereby ORDERED that counsel review and comply with the Court’s Individual Rules and Procedures (“Individual Rules”) (available at the Court’s website, http://nysd.uscourts.gov/judge/Schofield). It is further ORDERED that counsel for all parties shall virtually appear for a status conference with the Court at the date and time listed below. Any open legal issues can be addressed at the conference. It is further ORDERED that counsel for all parties file on ECF a joint letter with the Court no later than February 25, 2021. The parties shall append the most recent scheduling order, if any, to the status letter. The status letter should not exceed 5 pages, and should provide the following information in separate paragraphs: 1. A brief statement of the nature of the case, the principal claims and defenses, and the major legal and factual issues that are most important to resolving the case, whether by trial, settlement or dispositive motion; Case 1:16-mc-00405-LGS Document 184 Filed 02/18/21 Page 2 of 3 2. A brief statement by plaintiff as to the basis of subject matter jurisdiction and venue, and a brief statement by each other party as to the presence or absence of subject matter jurisdiction and venue. Statements shall include citations to relevant statutes. In addition, in cases for which subject matter jurisdiction is founded on diversity of citizenship, the parties shall comply with the Court’s Individual Rule IV.A.3; 3. A brief description of any (i) motions that have been made and decided, (ii) motions that any party seeks or intends to file, including the principal legal and other grounds in support of and opposition to the motion, (iii) pending motions and (iv) other applications that are expected to be made at the status conference; 4. A brief description of any discovery that has already taken place, and any discovery that is likely to be admissible under the Federal Rules of Evidence and material to proof of claims and defenses raised in the pleadings. (This is narrower than the general scope of discovery stated in Rule 26(b)(1)); 5. A computation of each category of damages claimed, see Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(1)(A)(iii); 6. A statement of procedural posture and upcoming deadlines; 7. A statement describing the status of any settlement discussions and whether the parties would like a settlement conference; and 8. Any other information that the parties believe may assist this Court in resolving the action. Unless notified otherwise by the Court, the parties should presume that any Scheduling Order or Case Management Plan remains in effect notwithstanding the case’s transfer. Any request for an extension or adjournment shall be made by letter as provided in Individual Rules I.B.2 and must be received at least 48 hours before the deadline or conference. 2 Case 1:16-mc-00405-LGS Document 184 Filed 02/18/21 Page 3 of 3 DATE AND PLACE OF CONFERENCE: March 4, 2021, at 10:40 a.m., to be held telephonically on the following conference line: 888-363-4749, access code: 5583333. The time of the conference is approximate, but the parties shall be prepared to begin at the scheduled time. SO ORDERED. Dated: February 18, 2021 New York, New York 3

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