Tafilele v. Harrington et al

Filing 33

ORDER Denying Plaintiff's Motion To Begin Discovery And Motion For A Status Conference As Moot Per Scheduling Order (Doc. 29 ), signed by Magistrate Judge Gerald B. Cohn on 11/7/2011. (Fahrney, E)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 8 ASOFA V. TAFILELE, CASE NO. 1:10-CV-01493-LJO-GBC (PC) 9 Plaintiff, ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION TO BEGIN DISCOVERY AND MOTION FOR A STATUS CONFERENCE AS MOOT PER SCHEDULING ORDER 10 v. 11 KELLY HARRINGTON, et al., 12 (Doc. 29) Defendants. 13 / 14 Plaintiff is a prisoner proceeding pro se in a civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. 15 On October 19, 2011, Plaintiff filed a motion requesting a pretrial / status conference and permission 16 to start discovery. Doc. 29. On October 24, 2011, the Court issued a discovery and scheduling order. 17 Doc. 30. Moreover, pro se prisoner cases are not subject to conference requirements of Fed. R. Civ. 18 P. 26(f). Thus, Plaintiff’s request for discovery and a status conference is not necessary per the 19 discovery and scheduling order issued October 24, 2011. 20 Accordingly, Plaintiff's motion is DENIED as moot. 21 22 IT IS SO ORDERED. 23 24 25 26 27 28 Dated: 0jh02o November 7, 2011 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

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