Gonzales v. Podsakoff, et al.

Filing 85

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)

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1 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 3 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 4 5 MICHAEL GONZALES, Plaintiff, 6 9 ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR COPIES v. 7 8 Case No. 1:15-cv-00924-DAD-SKO (PC) (Doc. 75) A. PODSAKOFF, et al., Defendants. _____________________________________/ 10 Plaintiff, Michael Gonzales, is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in 11 this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On March 8, 2018, Plaintiff filed a motion 12 seeking copies of the documents attached as exhibits to his reply (Doc. 72) to Defendants’ 13 motion for security, indicating that correctional officers did not make copies before mailing as 14 Plaintiff requested. (Doc. 75.) Plaintiff was directed in the First Informational Order not to send 15 original documents to the Court. (Doc. 4, p. 2.) Generally, parties are required to pay $0.50 per 16 page for copies of any document, regardless of in forma pauperis status. It is understood that 17 Plaintiff will require the documents he seeks, or copies thereof, to pursue this action. However, 18 the circumstances Plaintiff describes rendered submission of Plaintiff’s original documents 19 unavoidable. 20 Accordingly, it is HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff’s motion for copies of his exhibits 21 and/or his originals, filed on March 8, 2018, (Doc. 75), is GRANTED. The Clerk of the Court is 22 directed to return the original documents attached to Plaintiff’s Reply (Doc. 72) to Plaintiff, or if 23 already destroyed, to send Plaintiff copies thereof. 24 25 IT IS SO ORDERED. 26 27 28 Dated: July 30, 2018 /s/ Sheila K. Oberto UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE .

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