UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
vs. Civil Action No. 06-984
DCKICKBALL, et al
ORDER FOR INITIAL SCHEDULING CONFERENCE
The above captioned case has been assigned to Judge Emmet G.
Sullivan for resolution. The Initial Scheduling Conference is now
set for OCTOBER 4, 2006 AT 10:30 A.M. Counsel who attend must
be sufficiently familiar with the case to answer any questions
which arise; parties are welcome and are encouraged to attend.
Pursuant to LCvR 16.3 of the Local Rules, as amended effective
December 1, 2000, and Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(f), as amended effective
December 1, 2000, counsel shall confer by no later than SEPTEMBER
20,2006 and submit their Report addressing all topics listed in
LCvR16.3(c) by no later than SEPTEMBER 27, 2006. Counsel are
directed to include in their Report a brief statement of the case
and the statutory basis for all causes of action and defenses.
Counsel are required to comply with LCvR 16.3 and, in
particular, LCvR.3(c), as amended December 1, 2000, and attached
hereto as Appendix I. In considering what form of alternative
dispute resolution the parties think the case most suited to,
counsel are reminded that among their options are mediation,
arbitration, early neutral evaluation, summary jury trial, or any
other form of alternative dispute resolution which can be tailored
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to the needs of their case.
Extensions or enlargements of time will only be granted upon
motion, and not upon stipulation by the parties. Motions for a
continuance or other scheduling change must be filed three business
days prior to the hearing and must include alternative dates that
have been agreed to by all parties. Requests that do not include
an alternative date acceptable to all parties will be denied.
Parties are to communicate with the Court