Tilei v. McGuinness et al

Filing 75

ORDER to Facilitate Telephone Call between Plaintiff: Punaofo Tsugito Tilei and Attorney Lancaster, signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 07/5/17. (Copy of this order forwarded to Warden and Litigation Coordinator at SVSP)(Martin-Gill, S)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 PUNAOFO TSUGITO TILEI, 11 12 13 14 Case No. 1:10-cv-00069-LJO-SKO (PC) Plaintiff, v. McGUINNESS, et al., ORDER TO FACILITATE TELEPHONE CALL Defendants. 15 16 17 18 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. ยง 1983. Communication between Mr. Lancaster and his client is required to further this case 19 through the litigation process. By this order, the court directs the Warden and the correctional 20 staff at Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP), to facilitate a confidential telephone call between 21 appointed counsel Mr. Lancaster and inmate Punaofo Tsugito Tilei (H-96960). 22 In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED: 23 1. The Warden, Litigation Coordinator, and other correctional staff as needed at SVSP, 24 shall facilitate a confidential telephone call between Punaofo Tsugito Tilei and 25 attorney Donald A. Lancaster, Jr. 26 2. The confidential telephone call shall be placed on Friday, July 7, 2017, to begin at 27 2:00 p.m. and shall continue, without interruption, for a maximum of 60 minutes or 28 1 1 until completed, whichever is earlier. Correctional staff shall initiate the phone call by 2 calling Mr. Lancaster at (310) 345-9613. 3 3. The telephone conversation shall be a confidential communication between attorney 4 and client and conducted so as not to be overheard by correctional staff or others. 5 Correctional staff, however, may keep inmate Tilei under visual surveillance during 6 the conversation. 4. Failure to comply with this order may result in an order requiring the Warden of 7 8 SVSP, or others responsible for the failure to comply, to appear before the court to 9 show cause why sanctions should not be imposed against them. 5. The Clerk of the Court is ordered to serve this order by facsimile (831) 678-5544 and 10 email on the Warden and Litigation Coordinator at SVSP. 11 12 13 14 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: July 5, 2017 /s/ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Sheila K. Oberto 2 .

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