Stanley v. State of California et al

Filing 55

ORDER GRANTING STIPULATION for an Extension of Time to File the Request for Dismissal, signed by Magistrate Judge Jennifer L. Thurston on 7/21/2014. (Hall, S)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 SOLOMON T. STANLEY, 12 13 14 Plaintiff, v. STATE OF CALIFORNIA, et al., 15 Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No.: 1:11-cv-00981 JLT ORDER GRANTING STIPULATION FOR AN EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE THE REQUEST FOR DISMISSAL (Docs. 52, 53) 16 17 Before the Court is the stipulation of the parties seeking an extension of time within which they 18 will file the request for dismissal in this matter. (Docs. 52, 53) They report that the settlement check 19 has not yet been issued by the State Controller but provide no guidance as to when this will occur. Id. 20 They explain only that “state procedures” have been the impediment. Id. at 2. Notably, the Court had 21 granted three months for the dismissal to be filed when it issued its order after notice of settlement 22 which is an inordinate amount of time. (Doc. 52) Nevertheless, the court is aware that often Deputies 23 Attorney General have reported that it takes six months to process a settlement check though the exact 24 reason why the State Controller cannot process a payment more expeditiously has yet to be explained. 25 In any event, the Court will GRANT the stipulation as follows: 26 1. No later than October 17, 2014, the request for dismissal SHALL be filed. 27 28 1 1 No further extensions of time will be granted absent a showing of exceptional good cause. Failure 2 to comply with this order may be grounds for the imposition of sanctions on counsel or the 3 parties who contributed to violation of this order. See Local Rules 110, 160. 4 5 6 7 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: July 21, 2014 /s/ Jennifer L. Thurston UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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