Arthurs v. City of Bakersfield

Filing 25

ORDER CLOSING CASE, signed by Magistrate Judge Jennifer L. Thurston on 3/14/2017. CASE CLOSED. (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 JONATHAN ARTHURS, 12 13 14 Plaintiff, v. CITY OF BAKERSFIELD, 15 Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No.: 1:15-CV-0788- JLT ORDER CLOSING CASE 16 17 The parties have stipulated to dismiss this matter (Doc. 24) and, in doing so, rely upon Federal 18 Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 41(a). Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 41(a)(1) provides, “the plaintiff 19 may dismiss an action without a court order by filing: . . . a stipulation of dismissal signed by all 20 parties who have appeared.”. . .” Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a). Once such a notice has been filed, an order of 21 the Court is not required to make the dismissal effective. Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(1)(ii); Wilson v. City 22 of San Jose, 111 F.3d 688, 692 (9th Cir. 1997). Thus, the Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to close this 23 action in light of the stipulation as dictated by Rule 41(a). 24 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: March 14, 2017 /s/ Jennifer L. Thurston UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

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