Jacobs v. Sullivan et al

Filing 71

ORDER Granting Defendants' Motion for Leave to Depose Plaintiff by Video Conference or Telephone 70 , signed by Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin on 9/15/11. (Verduzco, M)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 GEORGE E. JACOBS IV, 12 13 14 1:05-cv-01625-LJO-GSA-PC Plaintiff, ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS’ MOTION FOR LEAVE TO DEPOSE PLAINTIFF BY VIDEO CONFERENCE OR TELEPHONE v. W. J. SULLIVAN, et al., (Doc. 70.) 15 Defendants. / 16 17 George E. Jacobs IV (“Plaintiff”) is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis 18 with this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. This action now proceeds on the Third 19 Amended Complaint filed by Plaintiff on May 5, 2010. (Doc. 29.) The Court issued a scheduling 20 order on March 15, 2011, and this action is currently in the discovery phase. (Doc. 44.) On 21 September 15, 2011, Defendants filed a motion seeking leave to depose Plaintiff by video conference 22 or telephone, if necessary. Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(4). The deposition is scheduled for October 18, 23 2011 at 9:00 a.m. 24 Good cause having been shown, Defendants motion is HEREBY GRANTED. 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: 6i0kij September 15, 2011 /s/ Gary S. Austin UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

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