Gonzales v. Podsakoff, et al.
ORDER GRANTING Plaintiff's 75 Motion for Copies, signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 7/30/18. (Original document sent to Plaintiff along with this order.) (Marrujo, C)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S
MOTION FOR COPIES
Case No. 1:15-cv-00924-DAD-SKO (PC)
A. PODSAKOFF, et al.,
Plaintiff, Michael Gonzales, is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in
this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On March 8, 2018, Plaintiff filed a motion
seeking copies of the documents attached as exhibits to his reply (Doc. 72) to Defendants’
motion for security, indicating that correctional officers did not make copies before mailing as
Plaintiff requested. (Doc. 75.) Plaintiff was directed in the First Informational Order not to send
original documents to the Court. (Doc. 4, p. 2.) Generally, parties are required to pay $0.50 per
page for copies of any document, regardless of in forma pauperis status. It is understood that
Plaintiff will require the documents he seeks, or copies thereof, to pursue this action. However,
the circumstances Plaintiff describes rendered submission of Plaintiff’s original documents
Accordingly, it is HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff’s motion for copies of his exhibits
and/or his originals, filed on March 8, 2018, (Doc. 75), is GRANTED. The Clerk of the Court is
directed to return the original documents attached to Plaintiff’s Reply (Doc. 72) to Plaintiff, or if
already destroyed, to send Plaintiff copies thereof.
25 IT IS SO ORDERED.
July 30, 2018
Sheila K. Oberto
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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