This appendix contains those federal rules of evidence and procedure that contain provisions of special relevance to technical expert witnesses.
Pretrial Conferences; Objectives.
In any action, the court may in its discretion direct the attorneys for the parties and any unrepresented parties to appear before it for a conference or conferences before trial for such purposes as
expediting the disposition of the action;
establishing early and continuing control so that the case will not be protracted because of lack of management;
discouraging wasteful pretrial activities;
improving the quality of the trial through more thorough preparation, and;