Watkins v. CCA-Corporation of America et al

Filing 24

ORDER SETTING CASE FOR TRIAL: Jury Trial set for 1/28/2014 at 9:00 AM before District Judge Aleta A. Trauger. Pretrial Conference set for 1/24/2014 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 661 before Magistrate Judge E. Clifton Knowles. Exhibit List and Witness List due by 1/20/2014. Proposed Pretrial Order due by 1/20/2014. Signed by Magistrate Judge E. Clifton Knowles on 2/11/13. (xc:Pro se party by regular and certified mail.)(DOCKET TEXT SUMMARY ONLY-ATTORNEYS MUST OPEN THE PDF AND READ THE ORDER.)(dt)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE NASHVILLE DIVISION LARRY TYRONE WATKINS vs. TERRY KINNAMAN ) ) ) ) ) Civil Case No. 3:12-0984 Judge Trauger/Knowles ORDER SETTING CASE FOR TRIAL 1. Trial setting: This case is set for jury trial on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. in courtroom 873 of the United States Courthouse, 801 Broadway, Nashville, Tennessee. 2. Pretrial Conference setting: A pretrial conference shall be held before Magistrate Judge Knowles in courtroom 661 of the United States Courthouse, 801 Broadway, Nashville, Tennessee, on January 24, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Lead counsel for each party must attend the pretrial conference. If lead counsel is not from Tennessee, local counsel must also attend. 3. Information exchanged but not filed: By January 10 2014,the parties shall exchange copies of exhibits and make available for examination by any opposing party the original of all exhibits. By this same date, the parties shall exchange designations of portions of depositions which are to be read into evidence during the case in chief. The parties should attempt to agree on additions to the designations necessary to put responses into context. 4. Filing required prior to pretrial conference: The following shall be filed by January 20, 2014. a. witness lists; b. exhibit lists (Plaintiff’s exhibits shall be premarked as “P-1, P-2" etc.; Defendant’s exhibits shall be premarked as “D-1, D-2" etc. The authenticity of exhibits should be stipulated to if at all possible. Failure to include an exhibit on this exhibit list will result in its not being admitted into evidence at trial, except upon a showing of good cause.); c. stipulations; and d. expert witness statements as described in Local Rule 39.01(c)(6)c.1 5. Motions in limine: Motions in limine shall be filed by January 10, 2014. Responses shall be filed by January 20, 2014. 6. Pretrial Order: By January 20, 2014, the parties shall file a joint proposed Pretrial Order which shall contain the following: a. a recitation that the pleadings are amended to conform to the Pretrial Order and that the Pretrial Order supplants the pleadings; b. the jurisdictional basis for the action and whether jurisdiction is disputed; c. a short summary of each party’s theory (prepared by the party); d. a listing of the contested issues of law, with a designation of whether the issue is for the jury or the judge; and e. a listing of known evidentiary disputes, including those involving deposition designations. 7. Duration of trial: to last 2 days. The trial of this case is expected 8. Jury costs: If the case settles closer to trial than two business days, the cost of summoning the jury may be assessed against the parties. It is so ORDERED. ____________________________ E. Clifton Knowles United States Magistrate Judge 1 Judge Trauger requires the filing of medical expert (as opposed to treating physician) statements as well. The exclusion for medical expert statements in the referenced Local Rule does not apply in her court.

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