Hamilton v. Yates et al

Filing 10

ORDER GRANTING Defendants' 1 Request for Screening Order and for Extension of Time to File Answer signed by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng on 1/16/. (Sant Agata, S)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 PAUL C. HAMILTON, CASE NO. 8 ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANT’S REQUEST FOR SCREENING ORDER AND FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE ANSWER Plaintiff, 9 10 1:10-cv-01925-LJO-MJS (PC) v. (ECF No. 1) 11 J.A. YATES, et. al., 12 13 Defendants. 14 / 15 Plaintiff Paul C. Hamilton (“Plaintiff”) is a state prisoner proceeding pro se in this 16 civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Defendants removed this action from 17 state court and now request that the Court screen Plaintiff’s Complaint in accordance 18 with 28 U.S.C. § 1915A. That request is GRANTED. The Court will screen Plaintiff’s 19 Complaint in due course. 20 Defendants also ask that they not be required to answer or otherwise defend 21 against this action until thirty days after the screening order is entered. Defendants’ 22 Request is GRANTED. Defendants shall answer or otherwise respond to Plaintiff’s 23 claims within thirty days of the Court’s screening order if any claims are found 24 cognizable. 25 26 IT IS SO ORDERED. 27 28 Dated: ci4d6 January 16, 2012 Michael J. Seng /s/ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

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