NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF
REED ELSEVIER, INC.
REED ELSEVIER GROUP, PLC
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Civil Action 06-00990
ORDER FOR INITIAL SCHEDULING CONFERENCE
The above-captioned case has been assigned to the undersigned for resolution.
The initial scheduling conference will be conducted on August 7, 2006, at 10:00
a.m.,Courtroom 27A, 6 floor. 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(a) of the Local Rules and Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(f) and
26(f)(1), counsel shall submit their joint statement addressing all topics listed in
LcvR 16.3(c) no later than 14 days following their meeting. Counsel are also
directed to either include in their joint statement or in a supplemental pleading to be
filed no later than 72 hours prior to the initial scheduling conference, a brief
statement of the case and the statutory basis for all causes of action and defenses.
Counsel are required to comply with Local Civil Rule 16.3 and, in particular,
Rule 16.3(c), as amended August 15, 1995, and attached hereto as Appendix II. In
considering what form of alternative dispute resolution the parties think the case is
most suited for, 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 to the needs of their case.
Case 1:06-cv-00990-HHK Document 12 Filed 07/17/2006 Page 1 of 4
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS v. REED ELSEVIER, INC. et al
Extensions or enlargements of time will not be granted at any time solely
upon stipulation by the parties. Any requests for a continuance or other scheduling
change must include alternative dates that have been agreed to by all the parties.
Requests that do not include an alternative date acceptable to all