Barger v. United States of America, et al.
ORDER Directing Clerk of Court to Close This Action re 14 Notice of Voluntary Dismissal signed by Chief Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill on 8/7/2017. CASE CLOSED. (Jessen, A)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
GARY DALE BARGER,
also known as Gary Fisher and Sonny Barger )
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, et al.,
Case No.: 1:17-cv-00964-LJO-SAB (PC)
ORDER DIRECTING CLERK OF COURT TO
CLOSE THIS ACTION
[ECF No. 14]
Plaintiff Gary Dale Barger is appearing pro se in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §
On August 4, 2017, Plaintiff filed a notice of voluntary dismissal pursuant to Federal Rule of
Civil Procedure 41(a)(1)(i). At this stage in the proceedings, Plaintiff has the absolute right to dismiss
his claims, without prejudice. Duke Energy Trading & Mktg., L.L.C. v. Davis, 267 F.3d 1042, 1049
(9th Cir. 2001). The filing of the notice itself has the effect of closing the action, and the Court no
longer has jurisdiction over the claims. Id.
Accordingly, the Clerk of the Court is HEREBY DIRECTED to close this file pursuant to
Plaintiff=s notice of voluntary dismissal filed on August 4, 2017.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
/s/ Lawrence J. O’Neill _____
August 7, 2017
UNITED STATES CHIEF DISTRICT JUDGE
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