Order Governing Third Party Discovery

Date: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2000
Document Type: 
Discovery Motions, Memoranda, and Orders
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

         Plaintiff,

                  v.

AMR CORPORATION,
AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC., and
AMR EAGLE HOLDING CORPORATION   

         Defendant.

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Civil Action No. 99-1180-JTM

ORDER GOVERNING THIRD PARTY DISCOVERY

WHEREAS the Court has an interest in ensuring that all discovery proceeds in a manner so as not to cause undue or unreasonable delay;

WHEREAS the Court has an interest in providing the parties with a means by which all discovery disputes relating to third parties are resolved in a consistent and efficient manner;

WHEREAS the Court has an interest in providing fairness and an opportunity to be heard to any third party that is served with a subpoena in this case; and

WHEREAS in the interest of ensuring that discovery of third parties proceeds in an orderly and expeditious manner, the parties, by and through their counsel in this action, have agreed to the terms of this Order relating to discovery of third parties:

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the parties shall take all appropriate steps to ensure that discovery of third parties proceeds in an orderly and expeditious manner;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that within 15 days from the date of entry of this Order, each party shall serve a copy of this Order on any third party to whom it has propounded a subpoena for documents or for a deposition and with whom such party has been unable to reach agreement on all outstanding issues.

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the party who propounded the subpoena on any such third party shall have 60 days from the date of entry of this Order to attempt to reach agreement on all outstanding issues.

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that, if agreement is not reached on all outstanding issues within 60 days of the date of entry of this Order, the party who propounded the subpoena shall move the Court of appropriate jurisdiction for an Order directing the third party to comply with the subpoena.

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that a copy of this Order shall be served along with every subsequent subpoena propounded by a party in this case and that the procedures set forth above shall be followed in connection with each such subsequent subpoena; the parties shall have 60 days from the return date of the subpoena to attempt to reach agreement on all outstanding issues; and if agreement is not reached on all outstanding issues within 60 days of the return date of the subpoena, the party who propounded the subpoena shall move the Court of appropriate jurisdiction for an Order directing the third party to comply with the subpoena.

SO ORDERED this 4th date of April, 2000.

_______________/s/________________
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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