Brown v. Ford Motor Company, et al.

Filing 28

ORDER CLOSING CASE, signed by Magistrate Judge Jennifer L. Thurston on 4/11/2017. 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 ARLENE BROWN, an individual, Plaintiff, 12 13 Case No. 1:16-cv-01203-DAD-JLT ORDER CLOSING CASE (Doc. 27) v. 14 FORD MOTOR COMPANY, et al., Defendants. 15 16 17 The parties have filed as stipulation to dismiss this action with prejudice, with each party to 18 bear their own attorney fees and costs. (Doc. 27) The stipulation relies on Fed. R. Civ.P. 41(a)(1) 19 which provides, “the plaintiff may dismiss an action without a court order by filing: . . . a stipulation 20 of dismissal signed by all parties who have appeared.”. . .” Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a). Once such a notice 21 has been filed, an order of the Court is not required to make the dismissal effective. Fed. R. Civ. P. 22 41(a)(1)(ii); Wilson v. City of San Jose, 111 F.3d 688, 692 (9th Cir. 1997). Thus, the Clerk of 23 Court is DIRECTED to close this action in light of the stipulation signed pursuant to Rule 41(a). 24 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: April 11, 2017 /s/ Jennifer L. Thurston UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

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