Tilei v. McGuinness et al
ORDER to Facilitate Telephone Call, signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 5/23/17. (Hellings, J)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
PUNAOFO TSUGITO TILEI,
Case No. 1:10-cv-00069-LJO-SKO (PC)
McGUINNESS, et al.,
ORDER TO FACILITATE
Plaintiff, Punaofo Tsugito Tilei, is a state prison inmate represented by court appointed
counsel Donald A. Lancaster, Jr., in this civil action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
Communication between Mr. Lancaster and his client is required to discuss this case and to
complete discovery. By this Order, the court directs the Warden and the correctional staff at
Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP), to facilitate a confidential telephone call between appointed
counsel Mr. Lancaster and inmate Punaofo Tsugito Tilei (H-96960).
In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
1. The Warden, Litigation Coordinator, and other correctional staff as needed at SVSP,
shall facilitate a confidential telephone call between Punaofo Tsugito Tilei and
attorney Donald A. Lancaster, Jr.
2. The confidential telephone call shall be placed on Thursday, May 25, 2017, to begin
at 9:00 a.m. and shall continue, without interruption, for a maximum of 30 minutes or
until completed, whichever is earlier. Correctional staff shall initiate the phone call by
calling Mr. Lancaster at (310) 345-9613.
3. The telephone conversation shall be a confidential communication between attorney
and client and conducted so as not to be overheard by correctional staff or others.
Correctional staff, however, may keep inmate Tilei under visual surveillance during
4. Failure to comply with this order may result in an order requiring the Warden of
SVSP, or others responsible for the failure to comply, to appear before the court to
show cause why sanctions should not be imposed against them.
5. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve this order by facsimile (831) 678-5544 and
email on the Warden and Litigation Coordinator at SVSP.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
May 23, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Sheila K. Oberto
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