Calendar for: Judge Beth Labson Freeman
Courtroom 3, 5th Floor
Courtroom Deputy: Tiffany Salinas-Harwell


Last Updated: Aug 12 2022 12:27AM
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Friday, Aug 12 2022
09:30AM
5:18-cv-04826-BLF - Dominguez et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Jury Instruction Conference - In Person Courtroom #1
Monday, Aug 15 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cv-04826-BLF - Dominguez et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Jury Selection - In Person Courtroom #1
Tuesday, Aug 16 2022
5:18-cr-00313-BLF-1 - USA v. Jeffrey Paul Hawks
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV - In Person Courtroom #1
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
5:22-cr-00200-BLF-1 - USA v. Jesus Diaz-Magallon
AUSA: Amani Floyd / DEF: Christina DiEdoardo
Status Conference/Possible Change of Plea
5:22-cr-00216-BLF-1 - USA v. Lance Torregroza
AUSA: Amani Floyd / DEF: Vicki Young
Status Conference
09:00AM
5:11-cr-00640-BLF-3 - USA v. David James Sainz
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief - In Person Courtroom #1
5:11-cr-00683-BLF-1 - USA v. Christopher Doyon
AUSA: Susan Knight / DEF: Jay Rorty
Status Conference - In Person Courtroom #1
5:11-cr-00712-BLF-2 - USA v. David James Sainz
AUSA: Bruce Funk / DEF: Carmen Smarandoiu
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief - In Person Courtroom #1
5:11-cr-00894-BLF-1 - USA v. David James Sainz
AUSA: Christoffer Lee / DEF: Carmen Smarandoiu
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief - In Person Courtroom #1
5:12-cr-00426-BLF-1 - USA v. Christopher Doyon
AUSA: Susan Knight / DEF: Jay Rorty
Status Conference - In Person Courtroom #1
5:19-cr-00611-BLF-2 - USA v. Octavio Paque
AUSA: Kristina Green / DEF: Jesse Ortiz
Change of Plea Hearing - In Person Courtroom #1
5:22-cr-00099-BLF-1 - USA v. Christopher Doyon
AUSA: Susan Knight / DEF: Jay Rorty
Status Conference - In Person Courtroom #1
Thursday, Aug 18 2022
09:00AM
5:13-cv-04383-BLF - The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University v. Chi-yi et al
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
5:22-cv-01581-BLF - SUSAN BYRNE v. HEARTLAND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES, LLC et al
Motion to Compel
5:22-cv-02365-BLF - Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association et al v. City Of San Jose
Motion to Dismiss
11:00AM
5:19-cv-03750-BLF - Smith v. Mendoza et al
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Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-02365-BLF - Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association et al v. City Of San Jose
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
01:30PM
5:20-cv-09437-BLF - MacFarlane v. Citibank, N.A.
Final Pretrial Conference - In Person Courtroom #1
Friday, Aug 19 2022
5:18-cv-04826-BLF - Dominguez et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Jury Selection/Trial - In Person Courtroom #1
Monday, Aug 22 2022
5:18-cv-04826-BLF - Dominguez et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Jury Trial - In Person Courtroom #1
Tuesday, Aug 23 2022
5:18-cv-04826-BLF - Dominguez et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Jury Trial - In Person Courtroom #1
09:00AM
5:15-cr-00316-BLF-1 - USA v. Christopher Schuette
AUSA: David Countryman / DEF: Jay Rorty
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:17-cr-00019-BLF-1 - USA v. Bonifascio Limon
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:19-cr-00709-BLF-1 - USA v. Jeremy Daniels
AUSA: Jimmy Doan / DEF: Erik Babcock
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00080-BLF-6 - USA v. Miguel Gallardo Pacheco
AUSA: Kristina Green / DEF: Jack Gordon
Sentencing
5:20-cr-00282-BLF-1 - USA v. Gabriel Sanchez
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Erik Babcock
Status Conference
5:21-cr-00439-BLF-1 - USA v. Raul Jimenez-Verduzco
AUSA: Joseph Tartakovsky / DEF: Lupe Martinez
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00233-BLF-1 - USA v. Christopher Schuette
AUSA: Nicholas Parker / DEF: Jay Rorty
Status Conference
Wednesday, Aug 24 2022
5:18-cv-04826-BLF - Dominguez et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Jury Trial - In Person Courtroom #1
Thursday, Aug 25 2022
5:18-cv-04826-BLF - Dominguez et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Jury Trial - In Person Courtroom #1
09:00AM
5:18-cv-01919-BLF - Citizens for Free Speech and Equal Justice, LLC et al v. City Of San Jose
Motion Hearing
Motion to Withdraw as Attorney
5:21-cv-08770-BLF - Whitaker v. D.S.A. Sports, Inc.
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
5:22-cv-01605-BLF - Driz v. FCA US, LLC
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Strike
5:22-cv-02371-BLF - Ali v. Tata Consultancy
Motion to Remand PSP
5:22-cv-02533-BLF - Glass et al v. City of San Jose et al
Motion to Dismiss
11:00AM
5:16-cv-01120-BLF - Lesnik v.Eisenmann SE et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-05379-BLF - Granite State Insurance Company v. JMR Builders, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-02556-BLF - Maslic et al v. ISM Vuzem d.o.o. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-08654-BLF - Novoselac et al v. ISM Vuzem d.o.o. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-01605-BLF - Driz v. FCA US, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-02371-BLF - Ali v. Tata Consultancy
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
01:00PM
5:18-cv-04826-BLF - Dominguez et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Jury Trial
Friday, Aug 26 2022
5:18-cv-04826-BLF - Dominguez et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Jury Trial - In Person Courtroom #1
Monday, Aug 29 2022
5:18-cv-04826-BLF - Dominguez et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Jury Trial - In Person Courtroom #1
Tuesday, Aug 30 2022
5:18-cv-04826-BLF - Dominguez et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Jury Trial - In Person Courtroom #1
09:00AM
5:13-cr-00689-BLF-1 - USA v. Stormee Haney
AUSA: Annie Hsieh / DEF: Carleen Arlidge
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:15-cr-00408-BLF-1 - USA v. Jorge Diaz Ruiz
AUSA: Maia Perez / DEF: Dejan Gantar
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:19-cr-00336-BLF-1 - USA v. Miguel Angel Bravo Vasquez
AUSA: Ann Koppuzha / DEF: Naomi Chung
Sentencing
5:21-cr-00369-BLF-1 - USA v. Min Hao Wu
AUSA: Daniel Kassabian / DEF: Erik Babcock
Sentencing
5:22-cr-00177-BLF-1 - USA v. Miguel Angel Vargas
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Tamara Crepet
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00197-BLF-1 - USA v. Stormee Haney
AUSA: Annie Hsieh / DEF: Carleen Arlidge
Status Conference
Wednesday, Aug 31 2022
5:18-cv-04826-BLF - Dominguez et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Jury Trial - In Person Courtroom #1
Thursday, Sep 1 2022
5:18-cv-04826-BLF - Dominguez et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Jury Trial - In Person Courtroom #1
09:00AM
5:20-cv-00569-BLF - Wang v. Ehang Holdings Limited et al
Motion for Attorney Fees
Motion for New Trial
5:21-cv-04353-BLF - Sneed Jr. v. AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:21-cv-05815-BLF - Johnson v. Mediterranean Grill House, Inc.,
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
11:00AM
5:22-cv-00552-BLF - PRECISELY SOFTWARE INCORPORATED v. LOQATE INC.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-01046-BLF - Abrams et al v. Allied World Assurance Company (U.S.) Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-02561-BLF - Employers Mutual Casualty Company v. Sanctuary Systems, LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-02642-BLF - Lopez v. Gema Berry Farms, INC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-02709-BLF - Rhodes v. Target Corporation
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Friday, Sep 2 2022
5:18-cv-04826-BLF - Dominguez et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Jury Trial - In Person Courtroom #1
Tuesday, Sep 6 2022
- Judge Unavailable
Wednesday, Sep 7 2022
- Judge Unavailable
Friday, Sep 9 2022
- Judge Unavailable
Tuesday, Sep 13 2022
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
5:22-cr-00098-BLF-1 - USA v. Cody Lee Moreno
AUSA: Neal Hong / DEF: Carleen Arlidge
Sentencing
09:00AM
5:10-cr-00301-BLF-2 - USA v. Jose Nuno
AUSA: John Bostic / DEF: Michelle Spencer
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:15-cr-00530-BLF-1 - USA v. Robert Sampson
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
5:20-cr-00080-BLF-2 - USA v. Jesus Garcia-Cano
AUSA: Kristina Green / DEF: Jeffrey Elliott
Status Conference
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
5:20-cr-00112-BLF - USA v. Trung Nguyen
Sentencing
5:20-cr-00316-BLF-1 - USA v. Andrew Steele Flinders
AUSA: Maia Perez / DEF: Jay Rorty
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00458-BLF-2 - USA v. Jose Melchor Campoy
AUSA: Daniel Kaleba / DEF: Edward Ajlouny
Sentencing
5:22-cr-00088-BLF-1 - USA v. Annie Corbett
AUSA: Annie Hsieh / DEF: Hanni Fakhoury
Further Status Conference/Possible Change of Plea Hearing
5:22-cr-00218-BLF-1 - USA v. Chandler Tyler Ochoa
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Severa Keith
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00266-BLF-1 - USA v. Gabriel Penuelas-Garcia
AUSA: Neal Hong / DEF: Naomi Chung
Status Conference
Thursday, Sep 15 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cv-04844-BLF - City of Sunrise Firefighters' Pension Fund v. Oracle Corporation et al
Motion for Settlement
5:21-cv-04001-BLF - San Jose Unified School District v. H. T. et.al.
Motion for Summary Judgment
5:22-cv-00552-BLF - PRECISELY SOFTWARE INCORPORATED v. LOQATE INC.
Motion to Dismiss
11:00AM
5:21-cv-02333-BLF - Doheny-Vidovich Partners v. Hewlett-Packard Company et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-02410-BLF - Oliveira v. Language Line Services, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-02638-BLF - Houtchens et al v. Google LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-02988-BLF - Asadi v. Secretary of Army, Defense Language Institute, Foreign Language Center DLIFLC, Agency
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-03335-BLF - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 73.202.125.182
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
01:30PM
5:21-cr-00267-BLF-1 - USA v. Donald Siao
AUSA: Amani Floyd / DEF: Scott Furstman
Pretrial Conference
Tuesday, Sep 20 2022
09:00AM
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
5:19-cr-00292-BLF - USA v. Shane Mike
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00611-BLF - USA v. Omar Peralta Sanchez
Motion to Set Aside Sentence
5:20-cr-00081-BLF - USA v. Jesus Baylon-Rodriguez
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00080-BLF-4 - USA v. Eleazar Garcia
AUSA: Kristina Green / DEF: Erik Babcock
Sentencing
5:20-cr-00460-BLF - USA v. Juan Aguirre
Change of Plea Hearing
5:21-cr-00439-BLF - USA v. Jose Banuelos-Garcia
Status Conference
5:21-cr-00438-BLF-1 - USA v. Peter Kisang Kim
AUSA: Eric Cheng / DEF: Julia Jayne
Sentencing
5:22-cr-00206-BLF-1 - USA v. Pradeep Chikku
AUSA: Joseph Tartakovsky / DEF: Adam Gasner
Possbile Change of Plea Hearing/Further Status Conference
Wednesday, Sep 21 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cv-05841-BLF - Rojas et al v. Bosch Solar Energy Corporation
Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement
Thursday, Sep 22 2022
11:00AM
5:19-cv-04392-BLF - Hazari v. County of Santa Clara et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
 
 
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SCHEDULING NOTES FOR JUDGE BETH LABSON FREEMAN
Courtroom 3, 5th Floor, San Jose
(Rev. March 14, 2022)

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 unless all parties formally request an in-person hearing and receive approval. 

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 trials 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 contact Court Call Phone Conferencing at (866)582-6878__ in advance of the hearing date to schedule the telephonic appearance. 

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:

 

2022

May 5-6, 2022

June 6-10, 2022

July 4-8, 2022

September 21-23, 2022

September 26, 2022

October 5, 2022

November 21-25, 2022

December 23-31, 2022

 

2023

January 2, 2023

February 6-20, 2023