Marsh v. Bank of Sierra, Inc. et al

Filing 7

ORDER DENYING 4 Request for Permission to File Electronically, signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 5/10/2022. (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 TERRANCE MARSH, Plaintiff, 12 13 14 15 16 v. Case No. 1:22-cv-00508-JLT-BAK (SKO) ORDER DENYING REQUEST FOR PERMISSION TO FILE ELECTRONICALLY (Doc. 4) BANK OF SIERRA, INC., et al., Defendants. _____________________________________/ 17 18 19 Before the Court is Plaintiff Terrance Marsh’s Motion for Permission for Electronic Case 20 Filing (the “Motion”). (Doc. 4.) Local Rule 133(b)(2) provides that “[a]ny person appearing pro se 21 may not utilize electronic filing except with the permission of the assigned Judge or Magistrate 22 Judge.” Instead, “[a]ll pro se parties shall file and serve paper documents as required by applicable 23 Federal Rules of Civil . . . Procedure or by these [Local] Rules.” E.D. Cal. Local Rule 133(b)(2). 24 Nonetheless, a pro se party may “[request] to use paper or electronic filing as exceptions from these 25 Rules” if (1) they submit a stipulation between the parties “as provided in [Local Rule] 143;” or (2) 26 “if a stipulation cannot be had,” by a “written motion[] setting out an explanation of reasons for the 27 exception.” E.D. Cal. Local Rule 133(b)(3). 28 1 Here, the Motion is neither stipulated to by the defendants, nor does it set forth an 2 explanation of the reasons for the exception. The Court therefore finds that it is inappropriate in 3 this matter to depart from the Local Rule that “[a]ny person appearing pro se may not utilize 4 electronic filing.” E.D. Cal. Local Rule 133(b)(2). Accordingly, the Court DENIES the Motion 5 (Doc. 4), subject to renewal upon a showing of sufficient reason to justify deviating from Local Rule 6 133(b)(2). 7 8 IT IS SO ORDERED. 9 10 Dated: /s/ Sheila K. Oberto May 10, 2022 . UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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