Citizens For Community Values, Inc v. Upper Arlington Public Library Board of Trustees

Filing 18

PRELIMINARY PRETRIAL ORDER: Joinder of Parties due by 9/15/2008. Motions to Amend due by 9/15/2008. Rule 26(a)(1) Disclosures due by 8/15/2008. Discovery due by 10/17/2008. Dispositive motions due by 11/17/2008. Final Pretrial Conference in 2/2009. This case will not be referred to a settlement week unless the parties request such a referral. Signed by Norah McCann King on 6/26/08. (rew )

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Citizens For Community Values, Inc v. Upper Arlington Public Library Board of Trustees Doc. 18 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO EASTERN DIVISION CITIZENS FOR COMMUNITY VALUES, INC., Plaintiff, vs. UPPER ARLINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES, Defendant. PRELIMINARY PRETRIAL ORDER A preliminary pretrial conference was held on June 25, 2008. All parties were represented. This is a civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. 1983, with a supplemental state law claim under the Ohio Constitution, in which plaintiff alleges that it was unlawfully denied access to defendant's meeting rooms based on the religious content of its proposed meeting. There is no jury demand. The Court has subject matter jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. 1343 and supplemental jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. 1367. The Court has personal jurisdiction over the parties and venue is proper. Plaintiff's motion for a preliminary injunction, Doc. No. 4, is pending and awaiting decision. All discovery is STAYED pending the earlier of resolution of the motion for preliminary injunction or two weeks. The parties will make their Rule 26(a)(1) disclosures by August 15, 2008. Civil Action 2:08-CV-223 Judge Smith Magistrate Judge King Motions addressing the joinder of additional parties and amendments to the pleadings may be filed, if at all, by September 15, 2008. All discovery must be completed by October 17, 2008. The parties are advised that the discovery completion date requires that discovery requests be made sufficiently in advance to permit timely response by that date. Motions for summary judgment may be filed no later than November 17, 2008. This case will be available for final pretrial conference in February 2009, or as soon thereafter as the Court's calendar permits. This case will not be referred to a Settlement Week unless the parties request such a referral. If any date set herein falls on a weekend or legal holiday, the date of the next business day will control. June 26, 2008 s/Norah McCann King Norah McCann King United States Magistrate Judge 2

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