Case 1:13-cv-01945-WJM-CBS Document 42 Filed 10/21/13 USDC Colorado Page 1 of 2
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Magistrate Judge Craig B. Shaffer
Civil Action: 13-cv-01945-WJM-CBS
October 21, 2013
FTR - Reporter Deck - Courtroom A402
Courtroom Deputy: Courtni Covington
John A. Culver
JOE RYAN HARTLEY, et al.,
Ann B. Smith
Christopher K. Pratt
Keith M. Goman
COURTROOM MINUTES/MINUTE ORDER
HEARING: MOTION HEARING
Court in session:
Court calls case. Appearances of counsel.
This matter is before the court regarding Joint Motion to Stay Discovery [Doc. No. 33] and
Defendant Office of the District Attorney for the Eighteenth Judicial District’s Motion for
Protective Order [Doc. No. 38].
Counsel for Defendants present oral argument and engages in discussion with the court regarding
the need for a stay of discovery.
Plaintiff states his opposition to the Motion and engages in discussion with the court.
The court cites relevant case law and advises the parties that proceeding with discovery would be
premature until the court has a better sense of the claims that will remain after the Motion to Dismiss
The court will TAKE UNDER ADVISEMENT Defendants’ Joint Motion
to Stay Discovery [Doc. No. 33, filed 9/23/2013].
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All discovery shall be stayed pending completion of the briefing on
Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss. Within 72 hours of completion of the
briefing, counsel shall put together a telephone conference call and contact
chambers to set the matter for a further hearing. At that time the court will
address to what extent, if at all, the discovery that will go forward.
The court notes it is not precluding the possibility of some discovery but is concerned some potential
exists that discovery would be unduly burdensome.
Discussion between the court and Plaintiff’s counsel regarding discovery requests served on
Defendants and the discovery received from the related criminal case.
The court addresses counsel regarding Defendant’s Motion for Protective Order [Doc. No. 38].
Counsel for Plaintiff states he has no objection.
Defendant Office of the District Attorney for the Eighteenth Judicial
District’s Motion for Protective Order [Doc. No. 38, filed 10/4/2013] is
Court in recess:
Total time in court:
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