(PC) Henderson v. Castillo et al

Filing 10

ORDER directing special appearance on behalf of Defendants and response to Plaintiff's Motion for TRO signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 10/14/2020. Response due within 14-Days. (Lundstrom, T)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 CURTIS LEE HENDERSON, SR., 12 13 14 15 Plaintiff, v. CASTILLO, et al., Case No. 1:20-cv-01199-SKO (PC) ORDER DIRECTING SPECIAL APPEARANCE ON BEHALF OF DEFENDANTS AND RESPONSE TO PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER Defendants. 16 17 Plaintiff Curtis Lee Henderson, Sr., is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma 18 pauperis in this civil rights action. The Court has not yet screened Plaintiff’s complaint pursuant 19 to 28 U.S.C. § 1915A, and the defendants have therefore not been served with process. 20 On September 8, 2020, Plaintiff filed a motion for a temporary restraining order (TRO), 21 requesting that the Court order officials at Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison, 22 Corcoran, keep Plaintiff in single-cell housing. (Doc. 4.) The Court seeks a response from 23 Defendants before ruling on Plaintiff’s motion for a TRO. 24 25 Accordingly, the Court ORDERS: 1. The California Attorney General’s Office shall make a special appearance on 26 behalf of Defendants for the sole purpose of responding to Plaintiff’s motion for a 27 TRO within 14 days of the date of service of this order; 28 2. Within 14 days of the date of service of Defendants’ response to Plaintiff’s motion 1 for a TRO, Plaintiff may file a reply to Defendant’s response; but he is not 2 required to do so; and, 3 3. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve copies of the complaint (Doc. 1), the 4 motion for a TRO (Doc. 4), and this order on Supervising Deputy Attorney 5 General Lawrence Bragg. 6 7 8 9 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: October 14, 2020 /s/ Sheila K. Oberto UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 .

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