Jahmal O. Davis v. Long Beach City Police et al

Filing 41

MINUTES (IN CHAMBERS) ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE by Magistrate Judge Douglas F. McCormick: Plaintiff is therefore ORDERED to show cause, in writing, no later than twenty-one (21) days from the date of this Order, why this action should not be dismissed for lack of prosecution. [SEE DOCUMENT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.] (es)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA CIVIL MINUTES – GENERAL in this action, including the John Doe defendants. This case cannot progress until Plaintiff informs the Court of the true names of each defendant. It is Plaintiff’s responsibility to diligently prosecute his case and to comply with all Court orders. Plaintiff is therefore ORDERED to show cause, in writing, no later than twenty-one (21) days from the date of this Order, why this action should not be dismissed for lack of prosecution. Plaintiff may discharge this Order by filing any of the following: (i) a Request to Amend, providing the true name of each John Doe defendant; (ii) a Notice of Voluntary Dismissal, dismissing the Doe defendants from this action; or (iii) a status report explaining the steps Plaintiff has taken to identify the Doe defendants in this case and the result of those efforts.1 Plaintiff is warned that failure to respond to this Order may result in a recommendation that the Doe defendants be dismissed from this action. If Plaintiff elects to file a status report, the report must make clear (i) what written questions Plaintiff has served on the City Attorney’s Office; (ii) what response, if any, Plaintiff has received; and (iii) what additional information, if any, is necessary for Plaintiff to identify the John Doe defendants such that he can insert their names into the pleadings. 1 CV-90 (12/02) CIVIL MINUTES-GENERAL Initials of Deputy Clerk: nb Page 2 of 2

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