Calendar for: Judge Beth Labson Freeman
Courtoom 1, 5th Floor
Courtroom Deputy: Tiffany Salinas-Harwell


Last Updated: Mar 2 2024 12:02PM
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Tuesday, Mar 5 2024
09:00AM
5:20-cr-00458-BLF-4 - USA v. David Wolcott Greenman
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00321-BLF-2 - USA v. Rodrigo Lara-Lopez
Status Conference re: LEADS
5:22-cr-00432-BLF-1 - USA v. Jose Miguel Dominguez
Status Conference
Thursday, Mar 7 2024
09:00AM
5:20-cv-04696-BLF - Vance et al v. Google LLC
Motion to Dismiss
5:23-cv-04056-BLF - Conru v. Buckheit
Motion to Dismiss
11:00AM
5:23-cv-04056-BLF - Conru v. Buckheit
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
01:30PM
5:23-md-03087-BLF - In Re: Future Motion, Inc. Products Liability Litigation
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Mar 12 2024
09:00AM
5:20-cr-00033-BLF-1 - USA v. Sandro Guttierrez
Admission Hrg re SRV/PRBV
5:20-cr-00458-BLF-1 - USA v. David Campoy
Further Status/Possible Change of Plea Hearing
5:21-cr-00189-BLF-1 - USA v. Cade Sublet
Motion Hearing
5:22-cr-00177-BLF-1 - USA v. Miguel Angel Vargas
Status Conference
5:23-cr-00169-BLF-1 - USA v. David Joshua Miyahara
Evidentiary Hearing
5:24-cr-00051-BLF-1 - USA v. Pedro Flores
Status Conference
Thursday, Mar 14 2024
09:00AM
5:21-cv-06374-BLF - Mehedi et al v. View, Inc. f/k/a CF Finance Acquisition Corp. II et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:22-cv-05821-BLF - Shande v. Zoox, Inc.
Motion to Dismiss/Motion to Strike
11:00AM
5:19-cv-04392-BLF - Hazari v. County of Santa Clara et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-00656-BLF - B.M. v. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-05011-BLF - Moore et al v. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Mar 18 2024
- JUDGE UNAVAILABLE
Tuesday, Mar 19 2024
- JUDGE UNAVAILABLE
09:00AM
5:22-cr-00200-BLF-1 - USA v. Jesus Diaz-Magallon
Further Status Conference/Possible Change of Plea Hearing
5:22-cr-00216-BLF-1 - USA v. Lance Torregroza
Further Status Conference/Possible Change of Plea Hearing
Wednesday, Mar 20 2024
- JUDGE UNAVAILABLE
Thursday, Mar 21 2024
09:00AM
5:19-cv-04312-BLF - Tevra Brands LLC v. Bayer HealthCare LLC, et al
Motion for Summary Judgment
11:00AM
5:23-cv-04322-BLF - Patra v. General Motors LLC, a Delaware limited liability company
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-04326-BLF - Aldama v. General Motors LLC, a Delaware limited liability company
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-06543-BLF - SVB Financial Group v. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Mar 25 2024
5:23-cv-03667-BLF - In re Sedgwick LLP
Bench Trial
Tuesday, Mar 26 2024
5:23-cv-03667-BLF - In re Sedgwick LLP
Bench Trial
08:30AM
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
09:00AM
5:15-cr-00316-BLF - USA v. Christopher Schuette
Competency Hearing
5:18-cr-00507-BLF-1 - USA v. Nathanael Avila
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:22-cr-00233-BLF - USA v. Christopher Schuette
Competency Hearing
5:22-cr-00315-BLF-1 - USA v. Ruben Adolfo Pimentel
Further Status/Possible Change of Plea Hearing
5:23-cr-00026-BLF-1 - USA v. Luis Sosa Diaz
Further Status/Possible Change of Plea Hearing
5:23-cr-00364-BLF-1 - USA v. Peter Karasev
Status Conference
Wednesday, Mar 27 2024
5:23-cv-03667-BLF - In re Sedgwick LLP
Bench Trial
Thursday, Mar 28 2024
09:00AM
5:20-cv-02101-BLF - Prescott v. Reckitt Benckiser LLC
Motion for Final Approval of Class Settlement
5:22-cv-07083-BLF - Sage v. County of Monterey et al
Motion for Summary Judgment
11:00AM
5:13-cv-02354-BLF - Hernandez et al v. County of Monterey et al
Status Conference
5:22-cv-07083-BLF - Sage v. County of Monterey et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-04007-BLF - In re Cupertino Electric Inc. Litigation
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-06007-BLF - Rodriguez v. International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Apr 1 2024
- General Duty
09:00AM
5:21-cv-02436-BLF - Skillz Platform Inc. v. AviaGames Inc.
Bench Trial - EQUITABLE RELIEF MOTION
Tuesday, Apr 2 2024
- General Duty
09:00AM
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
5:20-cr-00081-BLF-1 - USA v. Jesus Baylon-Rodriguez
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00080-BLF-2 - USA v. Jesus Garcia-Cano
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00347-BLF-1 - USA v. Jesse Ybarra
Sentencing
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
5:23-cr-00241-BLF-1 - USA v. Michael O'Brien
Status Conference
5:23-cr-00241-BLF-2 - USA v. Francis Lee McDaniel
Status Conference
Wednesday, Apr 3 2024
- General Duty
Thursday, Apr 4 2024
- General Duty
09:00AM
5:21-cv-04353-BLF - Sneed Jr. v. AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:23-cv-02270-BLF - Fellow Industries, Inc. v. Turlyn International, Inc. et al
Motion to Dismiss
11:00AM
5:22-cv-08861-BLF - NetChoice, LLC v. Bonta
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-03889-BLF - Grewell v. K.B.R. Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-04687-BLF - Smith v. Incomm Financial Services, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-05674-BLF - Nichols v. The Baldwin Group, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-05793-BLF - Ms. R.H. et al v. United States of America
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-06044-BLF - Wynn v. United Parcel Service, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
01:30PM
5:21-cv-07476-BLF - Unicorn Energy AG v. Tesla, Inc.
Motion Hearing
Friday, Apr 5 2024
- General Duty
Saturday, Apr 6 2024
- General Duty
Sunday, Apr 7 2024
- General Duty
Monday, Apr 8 2024
- General Duty
Tuesday, Apr 9 2024
- General Duty
09:00AM
5:20-cr-00458-BLF-16 - USA v. Juan Johel Padilla
Further Status/Possible Change of Plea Hearing
5:22-cr-00206-BLF-1 - USA v. Pradeep Chikku
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00344-BLF-1 - USA v. Gregory Smith
Further Status/Possible Change of Plea Hearing
5:22-cr-00343-BLF-1 - USA v. Brian Risso
Restitution Hearing
5:22-cr-00346-BLF-1 - USA v. Francisco Javier Jaramillo
Sentencing
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Wednesday, Apr 10 2024
- General Duty
Thursday, Apr 11 2024
- General Duty
09:00AM
5:22-cv-01690-BLF - Camacho v. Alliant Credit Union
Motion for Preliminary Approval of Settlement
5:23-cv-04052-BLF - Buckles et al v. Capital One Financial Corporation et al
Motion to Dismiss
11:00AM
5:23-cv-05875-BLF - Hutchins v. HP Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-06088-BLF - Huntsman v. Frost & Sullivan, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-06228-BLF - Quanergy Solutions, Inc. v. EOS Australia PTY LTD
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:24-cv-00080-BLF - Carrington Stonemasons, Inc. v. Ford Motor Company
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Friday, Apr 12 2024
- General Duty
Saturday, Apr 13 2024
- General Duty
 
 
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SCHEDULING NOTES FOR JUDGE BETH LABSON FREEMAN
Courtroom 1, 5th Floor, San Jose
(Rev. January 17, 2024)

PARTIES SHALL SUBMIT CHAMBERS COPIES OF ALL PAPERS WHEN FILED. ***Chambers Copies shall be delivered to the Clerk's Office by noon following the day of filing.***

Courtroom attire is expected for all attorneys appearing at hearings that are conducted by Zoom Webinar.

CRIMINAL MATTERS

All Criminal Matters will be handled in person, in the courtroom. 

Members of the public, family, and friends are welcome to attend court hearings conducted in the courtroom.

CIVIL MATTERS

Judge Freeman will continue to conduct hearings on civil motions by Zoom Webinar. 

Civil case management conferences will all be conducted via Zoom Webinar.

Final pretrial conferences, jury instruction conferences, and all evidentiary hearings will be conducted in person, in the courtroom.

Jury selection and trial will be conducted in person, in the courtroom. Witnesses are expected to appear in person for testimony unless otherwise approved by the Court.

The Court is not able to accommodate some attorneys appearing in person and others by Zoom. 

These arrangements may be modified if public health conditions require a return to more limited in-person contact.

 

***SCHEDULING***

Criminal Matters:  Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m.

Parties seeking a hearing date or a continuance via stipulation or proposal must clear any new dates with the Court's calendar. To do so, all parties shall email BLFCRD@cand.uscourts.gov, prior to the submission of their filing.   All emails must include representatives from ALL parties.

Criminal Pretrial Conferences: As set by Court

Civil Motions:  Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. by reservation only. 

To reserve a hearing date, please contact Judge Freeman's Courtroom Deputy, Tiffany Salinas-Harwell, at blfcrd@cand.uscourts.gov

Upon reserving a hearing date, parties have fourteen (14) days to file papers.  On day fifteen (15) if papers are not filed, the reservation will expire and parties must obtain a new hearing date before filing. 

Civil Case Management Conferences:  Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.

Final Pretrial Conferences:  Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.

Trials:  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  (Unless otherwise Ordered by the Court)
             Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Unless otherwise Ordered by the Court)

Telephonic Appearances:  (NOT PERMITTED AT THIS TIME)

Telephonic appearances are permitted on a case by case basis.  A party seeking to appear telephonically shall file an administrative motion pursuant to Civil Local Rule 7-11.  If the administrative motion is granted, the party shall connect through the Court's AT&T Conference Line at 1-888-278-0296, using password 9795027.

Further Information:  Please review Judge Freeman's Standing Orders and the Court's Local Rules for further information. Any requests unanswered by Scheduling Notes, Standing Orders, and Local Rules should be directed to Judge Freeman's Courtroom Deputy, Tiffany Salinas-Harwell, at blfcrd@cand.uscourts.gov.

Chamber Copies:  Chamber copies must be delivered to clerk’s office by 12:00 p.m. (noon) the next court day after filing.  Chamber copies must have two holes punched at the top and be stapled or ACCO-fastened.  

Certificate of Unavailability (Civ. L.R. 1-5(p))
Judge Freeman is unavailable on the following dates:


2024
February 12 - 14, 2024
March 18 - 20, 2024
April 25 - 26, 2024
May 13 - 17, 2024
May 28 - 31, 2024
June 3 - 6, 2024
June 19 - 21, 2024
July 23 - 24, 2024
October 3, 2024
October 23 - 25, 2024
November 27, 2024
November 29, 2024
December 9 - 12, 2024
December 23 - 24, 2024
December 26 - 27, 2024
December 30 - 31, 2024