Tiwari et al v. Mattis

Filing 101

MINUTE ORDER SETTING TRIAL AND RELATED DATES: Length of trial - 5 days; Jury Trial is set for 11/5/2018 before Judge Thomas S. Zilly. Joinder of Parties due by 3/15/2018, Expert Witness Disclosure/Reports under FRCP 26(a)(2) due by 6/1/20 18, Motions due by 6/7/2018, Discovery completed by 8/9/2018, Dispositive motions due by 8/23/2018, Amended Pleadings due by 3/15/2018, Motions in Limine due by 10/4/2018, Pretrial Order due by 10/19/2018, Pretrial Conference set for 10/26/2018 at 01:30 PM before Judge Thomas S. Zilly. Trial briefs to be submitted by 10/19/2018, Proposed voir dire/jury instructions due by 10/19/2018. Authorized by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. (SWT)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 6 7 KIRTI TIWARI, et al., 8 9 10 11 Plaintiffs, JAMES MATTIS, Secretary, U.S. Department of Defense, in his official capacity, 12 13 14 2:17-cv-00242-TSZ v. MINUTE ORDER SETTING TRIAL AND RELATED DATES Defendant. The following Minute Order is made by direction of the Court, the Honorable Thomas S. Zilly, United States District Judge: 15 JURY TRIAL DATE November 5, 2018 16 Length of Trial 5 days 17 Deadline for joining additional parties March 15, 2018 Any motions for leave to amend pleadings filed by March 15, 2018 Disclosure of expert testimony under FRCP 26(a)(2) June 1, 2018 June 7, 2018 21 All motions related to discovery must be filed by and noted on the motion calendar no later than the third Friday thereafter (see LCR 7(d)) 22 Discovery completed by August 9, 2018 18 19 20 23 MINUTE ORDER SETTING TRIAL AND RELATED DATES - 1 1 All dispositive motions must be filed by and noted on the motion calendar no later than the fourth Friday thereafter (see LCR 7(d)) August 23, 2018 All motions in limine must be filed by and noted for the third Friday thereafter; responses shall be due on the noting date; no reply shall be filed unless requested by the Court October 4, 2018 Agreed pretrial order due October 19, 2018 Trial briefs, proposed voir dire questions, and proposed jury instructions due October 19, 2018 7 8 Pretrial conference to be held at 1:30 p.m. on October 26, 2018 2 3 4 5 6 9 These dates are set at the direction of the Court after reviewing the joint status 10 report and discovery plan submitted by the parties. All other dates are specified in the 11 Local Civil Rules. These are firm dates that can be changed only by order of the Court, 12 not by agreement of counsel or the parties. The Court will alter these dates only upon 13 good cause shown: failure to complete discovery within the time allowed is not 14 recognized as good cause. 15 As required by LCR 37(a), all discovery matters are to be resolved by agreement if 16 possible. Counsel are further directed to cooperate in preparing the final pretrial order in 17 the format required by LCR 16.1, except as ordered below. 18 The original and one copy of the trial exhibits are to be delivered to the courtroom 19 the morning of the trial. Each exhibit shall be clearly marked. Plaintiff’s exhibits shall 20 be numbered consecutively beginning with 1; defendant’s exhibits shall be numbered 21 consecutively beginning with the next multiple of 100 after plaintiff’s last exhibit. For 22 example, if plaintiff’s last exhibit is numbered 159, then defendant’s exhibits shall begin 23 MINUTE ORDER SETTING TRIAL AND RELATED DATES - 2 1 with the number 200. Duplicate documents shall not be listed twice: once a party has 2 identified an exhibit in the pretrial order, any party may use it. Each set of exhibits shall 3 be submitted in a three-ring binder with appropriately numbered tabs. 4 Counsel must be prepared to begin trial on the date scheduled, but it should be 5 understood that the trial may have to await the completion of other cases. 6 Should this case settle, counsel shall notify Karen Dews at 206-370-8830 as soon 7 as possible. 8 The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Minute Order to all counsel of record. 9 Dated this 20th day of February, 2018. 10 11 12 13 William M. McCool Clerk s/Karen Dews Deputy Clerk 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 MINUTE ORDER SETTING TRIAL AND RELATED DATES - 3

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