Milutinovic v. Moritz et al
MINUTE ORDER granting in part and denying in part dfts City of Seattle's and Officer Eugene Schubeck's 33 Motion for discovery sanctions; denying in part and striking in part plaintiff's 35 Motion to strike or renote; Five Day Ju ry Trial is set for 8/21/2017 before Judge Thomas S. Zilly. Discovery completed by 4/21/2017, Dispositive motions due by 5/25/2017, Motions in Limine due by 7/20/2017, Pretrial Order due by 7/31/2017, Pretrial Conference set for 8/11/2017 at 02:00 PM before Judge Thomas S. Zilly. Trial briefs to be submitted by 7/31/2017, Proposed voir dire/jury instructions due by 7/31/2017, by Judge Thomas S. Zilly.(RS)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
CHRISTOPHER MORITZ, CITY OF
SEATTLE, and EUGENE SCHUBECK,
The following Minute Order is made by direction of the Court, the Honorable
Thomas S. Zilly, United States District Judge:
Defendants City of Seattle’s and Officer Eugene Schubeck’s motion for
16 discovery sanctions, docket no. 33, is DENIED in part and GRANTED in part. The
motion is denied as to the sanction of dismissal of plaintiff’s claims. The motion is
17 unopposed and granted as to the following requirements:
Plaintiff shall properly and completely respond to all discovery
requests propounded by City of Seattle and Officer Schubeck on or before
March 10, 2017; and
Plaintiff shall submit to a deposition on or before March 31, 2017.
The motion is also granted as to a 30-day continuance of the trial date and remaining
21 related deadlines. The motion did not request, and thus, the Court does not award, any
attorney’s fees, costs, or monetary sanctions.
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The new trial date and related dates and deadlines are as follows:
JURY TRIAL DATE (5 days)
August 21, 2017
Discovery completion deadline
April 21, 2017
Dispositive motions filing deadline
May 25, 2017
Motions in limine filing deadline
July 20, 2017
Agreed pretrial order due
July 31, 2017
Trial briefs, proposed voir dire questions,
and jury instructions due
July 31, 2017
August 11, 2017
at 2:00 p.m.
10 All other terms and conditions, and all dates and deadlines not inconsistent herewith,
contained in the Minute Order Setting Trial Date and Related Dates, docket no. 18, shall
11 remain in full force and effect.
Plaintiff’s improperly-noted motion, docket no. 35, to strike or renote
defendants’ motion for discovery sanctions is DENIED in part and STRICKEN in part as
13 moot. Plaintiff’s counsel is reminded that standalone motions to strike are not permitted.
See Local Civil Rule 7(g). Plaintiff and plaintiff’s counsel are hereby ADVISED that
14 further failure to comply with the deadlines set by the Court or with the Court’s rulings
can result in sanctions, which may include monetary penalties and dismissal of this
15 action. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 37(b)(2).
The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Minute Order to all counsel of
Dated this 1st day of March, 2017.
William M. McCool
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