Hasan v. Johnson
ORDER GRANTING 49 Defendant's Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Summary Judgment, signed by Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin on 4/16/2012. Motion due by 5/16/2012. (Jessen, A)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
ORDER GRANTING EXTENSION OF
TIME FOR DEFENDANT TO FILE
MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT
DEADLINE: MAY 16, 2012
Plaintiff, Jawwaad Hasan, is a prisoner proceeding pro se in this civil rights action pursuant
to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On April 13, 2012, defendant Johnson (Defendant) filed a motion for
extension of the deadline to file pretrial dispositive motions, pursuant to the Court’s order of
February 28, 2012. (Doc. 49.)
Defendant maintains that due to a family emergency, his counsel took a leave of absence,
and new counsel, Deputy Attorney General Gregory G. Gomez, was assigned to this case.
(Declaration of Gregory G. Gomez, Doc. 49 at ¶2.) Defendant’s new counsel requires additional
time to review the case before filing a motion for summary judgment. Id. Good cause appearing,
the Court shall grant Defendant an extension of time in which to file a motion for summary
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Defendant is GRANTED an extension of
time until May 16, 2012 in which to file a motion for summary judgment.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
April 16, 2012
/s/ Gary S. Austin
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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