UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
vs. Civil No. O6-984(EGS)
DCKICKBALL, et al
SCHEDULING AND MAGISTRATE REFERRAL ORDER
Pursuant to the Initial Status Conference held on OCTOBER
4,2006, and the joint report filed pursuant to Local Rule
16.3(d), it is hereby
ORDERED that :
(1) This case shall proceed on a Standard Track.
Accordingly, initial disclosures pursuant to Federal Rule 26(a)(1),
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, shall be made within 10 days from
the date of this order. Discovery shall be completed by OCTOBER 8,
2007. Each party is limited to twenty-five interrogatories to any
other party and five depositions. The party bearing the burden
of proof on an issue shall serve expert reports no later than
AUGUST 3, 2007. Rebuttal expert reports shall be served no later
than AUGUST 3, 2007.
(2) The parties shall file a joint status report no later than
48 hours prior to each Status Conference scheduled with the Court.
Parties are strongly encouraged to file a joint submission,
however, if parties are unable to agree on a joint submission,
individual reports may be filed. Submissions shall be
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approximately two pages and shall address the following: (1) the
date of the last court appearance; (2) the current case status; (3)
any pending motions; (4) any matters that the parties will be
asking the Court to resolve at the Status Conference; and (5) the
parties' recommendations as to how the case should proceed.
(3) Counsel shall confer in good faith in an effort to resolve
any discovery disputes before bringing the dispute to the Court.
If counsel are unable to resolve the discovery dispute, counsel
shall arrange a telephone conference with the Court pursuant to
paragraph (6) supra. Counsel are hereby notified that the party
that does not prevail on the discovery dispute shall pay the costs