North Dakota Farm Bureau, Inc. et al v. Attorney General of North Dakota
ORDER granting 103 Unopposed Motion to Amend Scheduling/Discovery Plan. Discovery due by 3/20/2018. Discovery Motions due by 4/17/2018. Plaintiff(s) Expert Witness Disclosures and Reports due by 3/30/2018. Defendant(s) Expert Witness Disclosu res and Reports due by 5/15/2018. Dispositive Motions due by 10/1/2018. Bench Trial REset for 4/2/2019 at 9:00 AM in Bismarck Courtroom 1 before Chief Judge Daniel L. Hovland (9 days). Final Pretrial Conference REset for 3/26/2019 at 2:00 PM in by telephone before Magistrate Judge Charles S. Miller, Jr. By Magistrate Judge Charles S. Miller, Jr. (Final Pretrial conference previously set for 2/15/2019; Bench Trial previously set for 2/19/2019). (BG)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NORTH DAKOTA
North Dakota Farm Bureau, Inc.; Galegher
Farms, Inc.; Brian Gerrits; Breeze Dairy Group,
LLC; Paul Ivesdal; North Dakota Pork Council;
Bill Price; and, Global Beef Consultants, LLC,
Wayne Stenehjem, in his official capacity as
Attorney General of North Dakota,
Farmers’ Educational and Cooperative Union
of America North Dakota Division, d/b/a
North Dakota Farmers Union,
Dakota Resource Council, a North Dakota
Case No. 1:16-cv-137
Before the court is a Motion to Amend Scheduling/Discovery Plan filed by IntervenorDefendant North Dakota Farmers Union. Pursuant to its discussions with the parties during a status
conference held on October 20, 2017, the court GRANTS the motion (Docket No. 103) IN PART
and AMENDS the pretrial deadlines as follows:
The parties shall have until March 20, 2018, to complete fact discovery and until
April 17, 2018, to file discovery motions.
The parties shall provide the names of expert witnesses and complete reports
under Rule 26(a)(2) as follows:
Plaintiffs by March 30, 2018; and
Defendants by May 15, 2018.
(Reports to be served on other parties, but not filed with the court.)
The parties shall have until September 14, 2018, to complete discovery depositions
of expert witnesses.
The parties shall have until October 1, 2018, to file other dispositive motions
(summary judgment as to all or part of the case).
The court further ORDERS that the bench trial set for February 19, 2019, shall be rescheduled for
April 2, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. in Bismarck before Chief Judge Daniel L. Hovland. A nine (9) day trial
is anticipated. Finally, the court ORDERS that the final pretrial conference set for February 15,
2019, shall be rescheduled for March 26, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. by telephone. The court shall initiate
the conference call.
Dated this 20th day of October, 2017.
/s/ Charles S. Miller, Jr.
Charles S. Miller, Jr., Magistrate Judge
United States District Court
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