Sutton v. Management & Training Corporation (MTC)
ORDER GRANTING 39 Joint Stipulation to Conduct the Deposition of Plaintiff at His Place of Incarceration in Person or via Video Conference, signed by Magistrate Judge Jennifer L. Thurston on 8/5/2014. (Hall, S)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
BRUCE DWIGHT SUTTON,
COPORATION, AND JOHN DOES
Case No. 1:13-cv-01344-LJO-JLT
ORDER GRANTING JOINT
STIPULATION TO CONDUCT THE
DEPOSITION OF PLAINTIFF AT
HIS PLACE OF INCARCERATION
IN PERSON OR VIA VIDEO
Before the Court is the stipulation of counsel agreeing that Plaintiff’s
deposition is needed for adequate preparation of the defense. (Doc. 39) However,
Plaintiff is currently in the custody of the Bureau of Prisons at Federal Correctional
Institution Terminal Island in San Pedro, California. (Id. at 1) Thus, leave of the
Court is required to take the deposition of a person who is incarcerated. (Fed. R.
Civ. P. 30(a)(2)(B).
Good cause appearing, the Court ORDERS:
Defendant is granted leave to take the deposition of Plaintiff at his
place of incarceration. Defendant may take the deposition in person or via video-
conferencing in accordance with the procedures and capabilities of FCI Terminal
Defendant SHALL give reasonable notice of the deposition to FCI
Terminal Island and counsel for Plaintiff and SHALL coordinate the taking of this
deposition such to cause the least inconvenience to the prison officials.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
August 5, 2014
/s/ Jennifer L. Thurston
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
B URKE , W ILLIAMS &
S ORENS EN , LLP
ATTO RNEY S AT LAW
LOS A NG EL ES
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