Gonzalez v. Razo et al
ORDER VACATING Previous Briefing Schedule and Setting New Briefing Schedule and Hearing on Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment, signed by Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean on 6/16/17. Motion for Summary Judgment Hearing set for 7/27/2017 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom 10 (EPG) before Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean.(Marrujo, C)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
MANUEL ANTONIO GONZALEZ,
J. RAZO, et al.,
ORDER VACATING PREVIOUS BRIEFING
SCHEDULE AND SETTING NEW
BRIEFING SCHEDULE AND HEARING ON
DEFENDANTS’ MOTION FOR SUMMARY
(ECF NOS. 58 & 62)
On May 30, 2017, Defendants filed a motion for summary judgment. (ECF No. 58). The
notice of the motion for summary judgment (id. at 2-3) did not mention when Plaintiff’s
opposition was due, and made no reference to Local Rule 230(l), presumably because Local Rule
230(l) only applies when “one party is incarcerated and proceeding in propria persona.” Local
Rule 230(l). Accordingly, pursuant to Local Rule 230, the Court will set a hearing on this
motion,1 and the regular briefing schedule described in Local Rule 230 will apply.
In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The briefing schedule the Court set on June 6, 2017 (ECF No. 62), is VACATED;
2. A hearing on Defendants’ motion for summary judgment is set before Magistrate
Judge Erica P. Grosjean on July 27, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at the Robert E. Coyle Federal
Courthouse, 2500 Tulare Street, Fresno, CA 93721 in Courtroom #10. The Court
notes that this is not an evidentiary hearing;
The Court notes that Defendants should have noticed this motion for hearing and should do so in
the future on this case. Local Rule 230(b).
3. “Opposition, if any, to the granting of the motion shall be in writing and shall be filed
and served not less than fourteen (14) days preceding the noticed (or continued)
hearing date. A responding party who has no opposition to the granting of the motion
shall serve and file a statement to that effect, specifically designating the motion in
question. No party will be entitled to be heard in opposition to a motion at oral
arguments if opposition to the motion has not been timely filed by that party. See L.R.
135.” Local Rule 230(c);
4. “Not less than seven (7) days preceding the date of hearing, the moving party may
serve and file a reply to any opposition filed by a responding party.” Local Rule
5. If Plaintiff wishes to appear, he must do so telephonically. Defendants’ counsel and
Plaintiff’s counsel may either appear in person or telephonically.
telephonically, the parties are directed to use the following dial-in number and
passcode: 1-888-251-2909; passcode 1024453; and
6. Counsel for Defendants is required to arrange for the participation of Plaintiff in the
IT IS SO ORDERED.
June 16, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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