Hall v. Robicheaux-Smith et al

Filing 12

ORDER Relating Cases and Reassigning Action to United States Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin; New case number is: 1:14-cv-01890 LJO-GSA (PC), signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 03/17/2015. (Martin-Gill, S)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 MATTHEW HALL, Plaintiff, 11 v. 12 13 MARLENE ROBICHEAUX-SMITH, et al., 14 Case No. 1:14-cv-01890-LJO-SKO (PC) New Case No. 1:14-cv-01890-LJO-GSA (PC) ORDER RELATING CASES AND REASSIGNING ACTION TO UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE GARY S. AUSTIN Defendants. _____________________________________/ 15 16 Plaintiff Matthew Hall, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, filed this civil action in Kings 17 County Superior Court on July 10, 2014, and it was removed by Defendants Robicheaux-Smith, 18 Graves, and Clark on November 25, 2014. 28 U.S.C. § 1441. Plaintiff seeks relief, in relevant 19 part, for the violation of his rights under the First Amendment of the United States Constitution at 20 California State Prison-Corcoran. 42 U.S.C. § 1983. 21 A number of virtually identical actions have been removed to this Court. 28 U.S.C. § 22 1441. The Court’s review of these cases reveals that the instant action is related under Local Rule 23 123 to the action entitled Sands v. Smith, 1:14-cv-01780-LJO-GSA (PC). Both actions are based 24 on the same or substantially similar underlying facts and involve overlapping questions of law and 25 fact. 26 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 27 1. 28 The Office of the Clerk shall relate this case with case 1:14-cv-01780-LJO-GSA (PC); 1 2. 2 3 This case shall be reassigned to the docket of United States Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin; 3. The new case number shall be: 4 1:14-cv-01890-LJO-GSA (PC) 5 and all future pleadings and/or correspondence must be so numbered; use of an 6 incorrect case number or incorrect judge’s initials may result in delay in processing 7 documents and distribution of copies to the judge assigned. 8 9 10 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: March 17, 2015 /s/ Sheila K. Oberto UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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