Mitchell v. Pena, et al.

Filing 19

ORDER Denying Plaintiff's 18 Motion for Mediation signed by Magistrate Judge Jennifer L. Thurston on 11/30/2012. (Flores, E)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 JOHN EDWARD MITCHELL, 12 Plaintiff, 13 Case No. 1:11-cv-01205-JLT (PC) ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR MEDIATION vs. (Doc. 18) 14 PENA, et al., 15 Defendants. 16 17 Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis with a civil rights 18 action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Before the Court is Plaintiff’s motion for mediation. (Doc. 19 18) 20 premature and will, therefore, be DENIED. Plaintiff is free to provide his settlement demand to 21 Defendants to allow them to consider his position. In future, however, Plaintiff SHALL refrain 22 from filing settlement demands with this Court. 23 However, because Defendants have not yet appeared in this action, such a motion is Therefore, Plaintiff’s motion (Doc. 1) is DENIED without prejudice. 24 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: November 30, 2012 /s/ Jennifer L. Thurston UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE DEAC_Sig nature-END: 9j7khijed 1

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