United States District Court for the District of Columbia
May 2, 2005.
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 3721 and KENNETH LYONS, Plaintiffs,
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, Defendant.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: JOHN BATES, District Judge
ORDER FOR INITIAL SCHEDULING CONFERENCE
It is hereby ORDERED that the initial scheduling conference in
this matter is hereby set for June 1, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. in
Courtroom No. 11. Counsel who attend the scheduling conference
must be sufficiently familiar with the case to answer any
questions that arise. Parties are welcome to attend.
Counsel shall confer in accordance with Rule 16.3(a) of the
Local Civil Rules and Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(f), and shall submit
their Joint Rule 16.3 Report addressing the topics listed in
Local Civil Rule 16.3(c) no later than 14 days following their
conference (see Local Civil Rule 16.3(d)), and in no event less
than three business days before the initial scheduling
conference. Counsel may also include in their Joint Rule 16.3
Report a brief statement of the case and any statutory basis for
all causes of action and defenses.
Written communication with the Court is to be by motion,
opposition, and reply, rather than letter. See Local Civil Rule
5.1(b). The parties are directed to the requirements of Local
Civil Rule 7.1(c) regarding the submission of proposed orders
with all motions and oppositions and to the requirements of Local Civil Rule 7.1(m) regarding the
duty to confer on all nondispositive motions (including those for
enlargements of time).
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