Samuels v. Ahlin et al
ORDER GRANTING Plaintiff an Extension of Time to File Objections to Findings and Recommendations, signed by Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean on 8/9/17. Objections to F&R Due Within Thirty Days. (Marrujo, C)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Case No. 1:10-cv-00585-DAD-EPG (PC)
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF AN
EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE
OBJECTIONS TO FINDINGS AND
PAM AHLIN, et al.,
(ECF NO. 75)
THIRTY DAY DEADLINE
Dougal Samuels (“Plaintiff”) is a civil detainee proceeding pro se and in forma
pauperis with this civil rights action filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On July 24, 2017, the
Court issued findings and recommendations, recommending that Plaintiff’s section 1983 claim
against Fresno County Board of Supervisors be dismissed, and that the County of Fresno’s
motion to quash service of process be granted. (ECF No. 74).
On August 7, 2017, Plaintiff filed objections to the findings and recommendations, and
a request “for an extension of time in order to make proper service of defendants Fresno
County Board of Supervisor.” (ECF No. 75).1 Plaintiff asks for thirty days so that he can
identify the individual members of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors and substitute them
in place of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors.
The Court will grant Plaintiff thirty days to file additional objections to the findings and
In his objections, Plaintiff may identify the defendants he wants to
Based on Plaintiff’s objections, it appears that Plaintiff may believe that the Court found that
substituting the County of Fresno in place of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors would be improper. The
Court did not make this finding.
substitute into the case, and request that he be allowed to substitute them into the case. The
County of Fresno will be given seven days from the date the objections are filed in CM/ECF to
serve and file a reply to the objections.
Accordingly, based on the foregoing, IT IS ORDERED that Plaintiff has thirty days
from the date of service of this order to file additional objections to the findings and
recommendations. The County of Fresno has seven days from the date the objections are filed
in CM/ECF to serve and file a reply to the objections.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
August 9, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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