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


Last Updated: Apr 21 2021 6:35PM
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Wednesday, Apr 21 2021
5:18-cr-00172-BLF-1 - USA v. Michael Kail
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Jury Trial
Thursday, Apr 22 2021
09:00AM
5:17-cv-07243-BLF - Del Castillo et al v. Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County, Inc. et al
Motion for Preliminary Approval via Zoom Webinar
5:20-cv-03687-BLF - Hulbert v. Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company
Motion for Judgment Relief via Zoom Webinar
11:00AM
5:20-cv-07668-BLF - Delicato Vineyards v. Cohn et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference via Zoom Webinar
5:20-cv-08336-BLF - Kober v. Google LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference via Zoom Webinar
04:00PM
5:18-cr-00172-BLF-1 - USA v. Michael Kail
Jury Instruction Conference
Friday, Apr 23 2021
5:18-cr-00172-BLF-1 - USA v. Michael Kail
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Jury Trial
Monday, Apr 26 2021
5:18-cr-00172-BLF-1 - USA v. Michael Kail
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Jury Trial
Tuesday, Apr 27 2021
5:18-cr-00172-BLF-1 - USA v. Michael Kail
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Jury Trial
09:00AM
5:19-cr-00597-BLF-1 - USA v. Michael Tran
AUSA: Stephen Meyer / DEF: Robert Carlin
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00665-BLF-2 - USA v. Maura Dominique Torres
AUSA: Maia Perez / DEF: Robert Carey
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00112-BLF-1 - USA v. Trung Nguyen
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Varell Fuller
Change of Plea Hearing
5:21-cr-00129-BLF-1 - USA v. Patrick Martinez
AUSA: Scott Simeon / DEF: Jack Gordon
Status Conference
09:30AM
5:13-cr-00669-BLF-1 - USA v. Casey Riland
Sentencing Hrg re SRV/PRBV
10:00AM
5:19-cr-00366-BLF-1 - USA v. Oscar Barrera
AUSA: Jeffrey Schenk / DEF: Varell Fuller
Sentencing
10:30AM
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Wednesday, Apr 28 2021
5:18-cr-00172-BLF-1 - USA v. Michael Kail
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Jury Trial
Thursday, Apr 29 2021
5:18-cr-00172-BLF-1 - USA v. Michael Kail
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Jury Trial
09:00AM
5:18-cv-04506-BLF - Durham v. Sachs Electric Company et al
Final Approval Hearing
5:19-cv-05794-BLF - Costanzo v. DXC Technology Company et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:20-cv-03579-BLF - Talece Inc. v. Zhang et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:20-cv-07173-BLF - Prevail Legal, Inc. v. Gordon et al
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction
11:00AM
5:18-cv-04844-BLF - City of Sunrise Firefighters' Pension Fund v. Oracle Corporation et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:18-cv-05623-BLF - Chinitz v. Intero Real Estate Services
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-04099-BLF - Barrow v. San Francisco County Jail 5 et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-06040-BLF - Cullen et al v. Shutterfly Lifetouch, LLC et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-07778-BLF - The Solaria Corporation v. GCL System Integration Technology Co., Ltd.
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Friday, Apr 30 2021
5:18-cr-00172-BLF-1 - USA v. Michael Kail
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Jury Trial
Tuesday, May 4 2021
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00470-BLF-1 - USA v. Matthew Thiem
AUSA: Nikhil Bhagat / DEF: Jay Rorty
Change of Plea Hearing
5:19-cr-00521-BLF-1 - USA v. Clarence Peter Chan
AUSA: Ann Koppuzha / DEF: John Forsyth
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00282-BLF-1 - USA v. Gabriel Sanchez
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Severa Keith
Status/Possible Change of Plea Hearing
5:20-cr-00453-BLF-1 - USA v. Adrian Edward Puga
AUSA: Jeffrey Nedrow / DEF: Robert Carlin
AUSA: Jeffrey Nedrow / DEF: Robert Carlin
Change of Plea Hearing
Sentencing
5:21-cr-00074-BLF-1 - USA v. David Ha
AUSA: Daniel Pastor / DEF: Jesse Garcia
Status Conference
5:21-cr-00075-BLF - USA v. Jonathan Ly
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Status Conference
5:21-cr-00114-BLF-1 - USA v. Xavier Jimenez Robledo
AUSA: Christina Liu / DEF: Robert Carlin
Change of Plea Hearing
Thursday, May 6 2021
09:00AM
5:19-cv-04286-BLF - In re Google Assistant Privacy Litigation
Motion to Dismiss
5:20-cv-02132-BLF - Serenium, Inc. v. Zhou et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:20-cv-05820-BLF - Brooke v. Portola Hotel LLC
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction
11:00AM
5:19-cv-06879-BLF - Palantir Technologies Inc. v. Abramowitz et al
Case Mgmt Conference via Zoom Webinar
5:20-cv-00724-BLF - Nailor v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-03579-BLF - Talece Inc. v. Zhang et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
01:30PM
5:17-cv-00072-BLF - Finjan, LLC. v. Cisco Systems Inc.
Case Mgmt Conference
5:19-cv-01811-BLF - Williams et al v. County Of Monterey et al
Final Pretrial Conference
Friday, May 7 2021
09:00AM
5:17-cv-04926-BLF - Stephen Wyman and Nancy Long, a partnership dba Boulder Creek Brewery and Cafe et al v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. et al
Jury Instruction Conference
5:18-cr-00506-BLF - USA v. Anthony Valdez
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Status Conference
5:18-cr-00506-BLF - USA v. Siaki Tavale
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Status Conference
5:18-cr-00506-BLF - USA v. Andrew Alvarado
Status Conference
5:18-cr-00506-BLF - USA v. John Magat
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Status Conference
5:18-cr-00506-BLF - USA v. Mark Garcia
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Status Conference
5:18-cr-00506-BLF - USA v. Anelu Tavale
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Status Conference
Monday, May 10 2021
5:17-cv-04926-BLF - Stephen Wyman and Nancy Long, a partnership dba Boulder Creek Brewery and Cafe et al v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. et al
Jury Selection/Trial
Tuesday, May 11 2021
5:17-cv-04926-BLF - Stephen Wyman and Nancy Long, a partnership dba Boulder Creek Brewery and Cafe et al v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
09:00AM
5:16-cr-00150-BLF - USA v. Araceli Mendoza
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Trial Setting Hearing
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
5:20-cr-00134-BLF-1 - USA v. John Giacomini
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Anthony Brass
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00316-BLF-1 - USA v. Andrew Steele Flinders
AUSA: Maia Perez / DEF: Jay Rorty
Status Conference
5:21-cr-00039-BLF-1 - USA v. Jose Rodriguez
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Varell Fuller
Status Conference
Wednesday, May 12 2021
5:17-cv-04926-BLF - Stephen Wyman and Nancy Long, a partnership dba Boulder Creek Brewery and Cafe et al v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Thursday, May 13 2021
5:17-cv-04926-BLF - Stephen Wyman and Nancy Long, a partnership dba Boulder Creek Brewery and Cafe et al v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
09:00AM
5:17-cv-03249-BLF - Zuegel v. Mountain View Police Department (MVPD) et al
Motion for Attorney Fees via Zoom Webinar
Motion for Judgment NOV via Zoom Webinar
Motion for Review of Taxation of Costs via Zoom Webinar
11:00AM
5:18-cv-00864-BLF - Hitachi Vantara Corporation v. Seven10 Storage Software LLC
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-03780-BLF - Sam Sohn v. California Housing Financing Agency et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-00898-BLF - Telebrands Corp. v. VindEx Solutions LLC et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Friday, May 14 2021
5:17-cv-04926-BLF - Stephen Wyman and Nancy Long, a partnership dba Boulder Creek Brewery and Cafe et al v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Monday, May 17 2021
5:17-cv-04926-BLF - Stephen Wyman and Nancy Long, a partnership dba Boulder Creek Brewery and Cafe et al v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Tuesday, May 18 2021
5:17-cv-04926-BLF - Stephen Wyman and Nancy Long, a partnership dba Boulder Creek Brewery and Cafe et al v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
09:00AM
5:17-cr-00603-BLF-1 - USA v. Liang Chen
AUSA: Susan Knight / DEF: Laurel Headley
Status Conference
5:17-cr-00603-BLF-2 - USA v. Donald Olgado
AUSA: Susan Knight / DEF: Leland Altschuler
Status Conference
5:17-cr-00603-BLF-3 - USA v. Wei-Yung Hsu
AUSA: Susan Knight / DEF: Daniel Olmos
Status Conference
5:17-cr-00603-BLF-4 - USA v. Robert Ewald
AUSA: Susan Knight / DEF: Bruce Funk
Status Conference
5:18-cr-00501-BLF-1 - USA v. Ismael Ayala-Camacho
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00574-BLF-1 - USA v. Jason Dominic Carucci
AUSA: John Bostic / DEF: Erik Babcock
Sentencing
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
5:20-cr-00030-BLF-1 - USA v. Herbert Oswaldo Salmeron
AUSA: Chinhayi Cadet / DEF: Mark Arnold
Change of Plea Hearing
5:20-cr-00081-BLF-1 - USA v. Jesus Baylon-Rodriguez
AUSA: Maia Perez / DEF: Robert Carlin
Status Conference
5:21-cr-00004-BLF-1 - USA v. Amanda Christine Riley
Status Conference
Wednesday, May 19 2021
5:17-cv-04926-BLF - Stephen Wyman and Nancy Long, a partnership dba Boulder Creek Brewery and Cafe et al v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Thursday, May 20 2021
5:17-cv-04926-BLF - Stephen Wyman and Nancy Long, a partnership dba Boulder Creek Brewery and Cafe et al v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
09:00AM
5:19-cv-00630-BLF - Townsend et al v. County of Santa Cruz et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Motion for Summary Judgment
11:00AM
5:21-cv-00094-BLF - Brown v. Janus of Santa Cruz
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-00570-BLF - Ginsberg et al v. Google Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Friday, May 21 2021
5:17-cv-04926-BLF - Stephen Wyman and Nancy Long, a partnership dba Boulder Creek Brewery and Cafe et al v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Tuesday, May 25 2021
5:19-cr-00336-BLF-2 - USA v. Francisco Heredia Munoz
AUSA: Scott Simeon / DEF: Jack Gordon
Sentencing
09:00AM
5:10-cr-00414-BLF - USA v. Evelyn Sineneng-Smith
Status Conference
5:15-cr-00340-BLF - USA v. Walter Rhodes
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:18-cr-00589-BLF - USA v. Jose Rojas
Sentencing
5:19-cr-00622-BLF-1 - USA v. Socorro Ponce Rodriguez
AUSA: Christopher Vieira / DEF: David Cohen
Change of Plea and Sentencing Hearing
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
5:21-cr-00085-BLF - USA v. Miguel Moreno
Status Conference
Thursday, May 27 2021
09:00AM
5:19-cv-00630-BLF - Townsend et al v. County of Santa Cruz et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Motion for Summary Judgment
5:20-cv-03643-BLF - NOWAK v. XAPO, INC. et al
Motion to Dismiss
11:00AM
5:20-cv-07741-BLF - Santa Cruz Lesbian and Gay Community Center et al v. Trump et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-00235-BLF - Montelongo et al v. Valley Harvest, LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Jun 1 2021
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00466-BLF - USA v. Alberto Cervantes
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Change of Plea Hearing
5:19-cr-00336-BLF - USA v. Miguel Angel Vasquez
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Sentencing
5:19-cr-00416-BLF - USA v. Jacqueline Duong
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Sentencing
5:20-cr-00458-BLF - USA v. David Campoy
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Status Conference
5:20-cr-00458-BLF - USA v. Jose Campoy
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Status Conference
5:20-cr-00458-BLF - USA v. David Greenman
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00458-BLF - USA v. Kimberly Carrasco
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00460-BLF - USA v. Juan Aguirre
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00460-BLF - USA v. Jose Naranjo
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00458-BLF - USA v. Ignacio Espinoza
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00458-BLF - USA v. Jose Manuel Naranjo
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00458-BLF - USA v. Nicholas Ardanuy
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00458-BLF - USA v. Michael Guizar
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00458-BLF - USA v. Miguel Angel Zamora
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00458-BLF - USA v. Luis Sendino
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00458-BLF - USA v. Juan Padilla
Status Conference
 
 
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SCHEDULING NOTES FOR JUDGE BETH LABSON FREEMAN
Courtroom 3, 5th Floor, San Jose
(Rev. April 13, 2021)

 

COVID19 SPECIAL PROCEDURES

*** CRIMINAL MATTERS***

The Court will resume limited criminal proceedings in the San Jose Courthouse commencing June 1, 2020.  Currently scheduled pleas and sentencings for out of custody defendants will proceed on the dates set. The specific time of each hearing may be adjusted to control the number of people in the courtroom.  Pleas and sentencings for in custody defendants will also proceed as scheduled, limited by the transportation requirements of the U.S. Marshal.  No more than 10 people may be in the Courtroom at any time and face coverings will be required.  Status hearings will proceed as scheduled and will be conducted by teleconference only.  For status conferences, counsel shall advise the Court whether the defendant waives appearance or will requests appearance by telephone.  Members of the public and press will participate by teleconference only.  In Court evidentiary hearings requiring witnesses may be scheduled as needed.  Please review the Court’s calendar to confirm the time of your hearing.  You should plan to arrive at the security entrance no more than 15 minutes before your hearing time and you will be allowed to enter the courtroom only after the previous case has concluded.

 ***PUBLIC ACCESS TO IN-COURT PROCEEDINGS***

For public access to in-court proceedings please dial 1-888-278-0296 and use access code 9795027.  All individuals listening to in-court proceedings shall immediately mute their line by dialing *6 and remain on mute throughout the proceedings.


***CIVIL MATTERS***

Judge Freeman’s preference for oral argument for most cases will continue and all cases set for hearing will be held on Zoom or teleconference unless a particular case is submitted without argument. Cancelation of hearing dates will be placed on the docket.

 

Parties shall submit Chambers copies for all motions.

 

Although civil jury trials have been temporarily suspended, all Final Pre-Trial Conferences will proceed as scheduled so that cases will be ready for trial as soon as civil jury trials resume.

All Civil Matters scheduled will be heard by Zoom Webinar or Telephone Conference only until further notice.  No personal appearances will be allowed.  Civil trials scheduled prior to October 1, 2020 are vacated and will be rescheduled.

***We all recognize that circumstances are changing rapidly, and counsel and parties are requested to monitor the Court’s website for changes in the protocol for court appearances. ”***

 ***SCHEDULING NOTES***
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:  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:  All requests for further information 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:


2021
July 5 - 9, 2021

August 30 - 31, 2021

September 1 - 3, 2021

September 7, 2021

September 16, 2021

September 23 - 24, 2021

 

2022

February 7 - 18, 2022