UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA: IN THE MATTER OF GENERAL ORDER NO. AMENDMENTS TO THE LOCAL RULES GENERAL ORDER NO. 748

Good cause appearing, and following a public comment period, the Court amends the following Local Rules as follows:

Civil Local Rule 16.1 Pretrial and Setting for Trial

e. Cases in which Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) and Case Management Conferences are not Required. At the discretion of a judge assigned to the case, ENE and case management conferences need not be set in the following categories of cases:

  • Habeas corpus cases;
  • Cases reviewing administrative rulings;
  • Social Security Cases;
  • Default proceedings;
  • Cases in which a substantial number of defendants have not answered;
  • Actions to enforce judgments;
  • Bankruptcy appeals
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