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As set by the initial scheduling order, the Final Pretrial Order is generally due the day of the Final Pretrial Conference. The Court does not have any other requirements for the Joint Pretrial Order in addition to the provisions of E.D. Mich. LR 16.2 . The Court requires the parties to submit their witness lists by a date set in the Initial Scheduling Order. Any witness that is not named will not be allowed to testify at trial, unless good cause is shown. The Final Pretrial Conference is usually held four weeks before trial. Motions in limine must be filed with the Court before the Final Pretrial Conference date. Failure to submit a timely pretrial order will result in issuance of sanctions.

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