Searching over 5,500,000 cases.


searching
Buy This Entire Record For $7.95

Download the entire decision to receive the complete text, official citation,
docket number, dissents and concurrences, and footnotes for this case.

Learn more about what you receive with purchase of this case.

Anthony Lucas, et al v. Bell Trans

May 19, 2011

ANTHONY LUCAS, ET AL., PLAINTIFF,
v.
BELL TRANS, ET AL., DEFENDANT.



The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gloria M. Navarro United States District Judge

ORDER

Before the Court is Defendants' Motion to Reconsider the Magistrate Judge's September 20, 2010 Order (ECF No. 117). Plaintiffs filed a Response (ECF No. 122) and Defendants filed a Reply (ECF No. 125).

FACTS AND BACKGROUND

Magistrate Judge Johnston issued an Order (ECF No. 112) approving of Plaintiffs' proposed Notice for circulation to prospective class members. In granting the motion, the Court ordered that the Defendants shall provide Plaintiffs with the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of the proposed class members. Defendants object to the portion of the Order that directs them to provide the phone number and e-mail addresses of proposed class members. Defendants argue that requiring this information (1) is contrary to the purpose for having a set, preapproved, written notice that is sent to the former and current employees; (2) it violates employee privacy; and (3) it serves no purpose other than to facilitate violations of the strict Nevada prohibition on direct solicitations of potential clients.

DISCUSSION

Local Rule IB 3-1 provides that "[a] district judge may reconsider any pretrial matter referred to a magistrate judge in a civil . . . case . . . where it has been shown that the magistrate judge's ruling is clearly erroneous or contrary to law." This clearly erroneous standard is significantly deferential to the initial ruling, and this Court will only overturn the magistrate judge's decision if, upon review, the Court is left with a definite and firm conviction that ...


Buy This Entire Record For $7.95

Download the entire decision to receive the complete text, official citation,
docket number, dissents and concurrences, and footnotes for this case.

Learn more about what you receive with purchase of this case.