Gradford v. Mejia et al
ORDER DENYING Plaintiff's 13 Motion to Reopen Case and Reassign to Related Retaliation Pending Cases, signed by District Judge Anthony W. Ishii on 10/19/17. (Martin-Gill, S)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
WILLIAM J. GRADFORD,
DEPUTY MEJIA, et al.,
Case No. 1:17-cv-00528-AWI-SAB (PC)
ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION TO
REOPEN CASE AND REASSIGN TO RELATED
RETALIATION PENDING CASES
Plaintiff William J. Gradford is appearing pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights
action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On July 24, 2017, this action was dismissed for the failure to
state a claim upon which relief may be granted, as Plaintiff could not state a cognizable claim by
alleging that jail officials opened and read mail sent to him by the Clerk of the Court. (ECF Nos. 11,
Currently before the Court is Plaintiff’s motion to reopen this case and have it reassigned or
related to his pending retaliation cases, filed on October 18, 2017. (ECF No. 13.) Plaintiff provides no
reasons or basis for why this case should be reopened, and therefore it will be denied.
Accordingly, Plaintiff’s motion requesting to reopen and reassign this case is HEREBY
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: October 19, 2017
SENIOR DISTRICT JUDGE
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