Watkins v. CCA-Corporation of America et al
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)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
LARRY TYRONE WATKINS
Civil Case No. 3:12-0984
ORDER SETTING CASE FOR TRIAL
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,
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.
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.
Filing required prior to pretrial conference: The
following shall be filed by January 20, 2014.
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.);
expert witness statements as described in Local
Motions in limine: Motions in limine shall be filed by
January 10, 2014. Responses shall be filed by January
Pretrial Order: By January 20, 2014, the parties shall
file a joint proposed Pretrial Order which shall
contain the following:
a recitation that the pleadings are amended to
conform to the Pretrial Order and that the
Pretrial Order supplants the pleadings;
the jurisdictional basis for the action and
whether jurisdiction is disputed;
a short summary of each party’s theory (prepared
by the party);
a listing of the contested issues of law, with a
designation of whether the issue is for the jury
or the judge; and
a listing of known evidentiary disputes, including
those involving deposition designations.
Duration of trial:
to last 2 days.
The trial of this case is expected
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
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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