McDonald v. Yates et al

Filing 60

ORDER DENYING 57 Motion for Free Copy of Deposition Transcript, signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 05/21/2012. (Martin-Gill, S)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 JIMMY MCDONALD, 9 CASE NO. 1:09-cv-00730-LJO-SKO PC Plaintiff, 10 ORDER DENYING MOTION FOR FREE COPY OF DEPOSITION TRANSCRIPT v. (Doc. 57) 11 J. A. YATES, et al., 12 Defendants. / 13 14 Plaintiff Jimmy McDonald is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this 15 civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983. Plaintiff was deposed on April 6, 2012, and on May 16 8, 2012, he filed a motion seeking an order requiring the Kings County Reporters to send him a free 17 copy of his deposition transcript. 18 Plaintiff is not entitled to a free copy of his deposition transcript. Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(f)(3). 19 Plaintiff is entitled to review the transcript and make changes, but the request for review must have 20 been made before the completion of the deposition. Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(e)(1). If Plaintiff made a 21 timely request, the Court requests that Defendants ensure the review to which he is entitled occurs. 22 To the extent Plaintiff is seeking a free copy of the transcript, however, his motion is 23 HEREBY ORDERED DENIED. 24 25 IT IS SO ORDERED. 26 Dated: ie14hj May 21, 2012 /s/ Sheila K. Oberto UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 27 28 1

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