Williams v. Cates et al
ORDER Staying Discovery Other than on Exhaustion, signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 9/1/17. (Gonzalez, R)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
HORACE MANN WILLIAMS,
CATES, et al.,
Case No. 1:12-cv-00730-LJO-SKO (PC)
ORDER STAYING DISCOVERY
OTHER THAN ON EXHAUSTION
On September 7, 2017, Defendants filed a motion for summary judgment per Albino v.
Baca, No. 10-55702, 2014 WL 1317141, at *1 (9th Cir. Apr. 3, 2014) (en banc), asserting the
affirmative defense that Plaintiff failed to exhaust his available administrative remedies prior to
filing this action. (Doc. 106.) In their motion, Defendants request that discovery be stayed, other
than on exhaustion issues, until a ruling is issued on their motion. (Id.)
Accordingly, it is HEREBY ORDERED, that Defendants’ request is GRANTED and,
other than on exhaustion issues, discovery is STAYED in this action.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
September 11, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Sheila K. Oberto
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