IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NORTH DAKOTA SOUTHWESTERN DIVISION
April 29, 2011
ALLEN SIEGFRIED, PLAINTIFF,
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS AND UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Charles S. Miller, Jr. United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER GRANTING ORAL MOTION FOR BIFURCATION OF TRIAL
At the parties request, the court convened a status conference by telephone with the parties on April 28, 2011. During the conference, plaintiff moved to bifurcate trial on the issues of liability and punitive damages. Defendants did not object.
Accordingly, plaintiff's oral motion to bifurcate trial is GRANTED. The trial set for May 9, 2011, shall be rescheduled for May 10, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. in Bismarck before the undersigned. A three (3) day trial is anticipated.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Charles S. Miller, Jr.
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