Watkins v. Muniz, et al.

Filing 26

ORDER Directing Clerk of Court to Amend Caption signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 04/24/2017. (Flores, E)

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1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 4 ERIC MARK WATKINS, 5 6 7 Case No. 1:16-cv-00749-AWI-SKO HC Petitioner, ORDER DIRECTING CLERK OF COURT TO AMEND CAPTION v. 8 W.L. MUNIZ, Warden, and KAMALA D. HARRIS, Attorney General of the State of California, 9 Respondent. 10 Pursuant to F.R.Civ.P. 25(d), when a public party in an official capacity dies, resigns, or 11 12 otherwise ceases to hold office while the action is pending, the officer's successor is automatically 13 substituted as a party. In the above-captioned case, Xavier Becerra has succeeded Kamala D. Harris 14 as Attorney General of the State of California. 15 16 Accordingly, the Court hereby ORDERS the Clerk of Court to amend the caption in this matter to substitute the name of Xavier Becerra as Respondent Attorney General of California. 17 18 19 20 21 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: April 24, 2017 /s/ Sheila K. Oberto UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1 .

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