Cordova v. Rodriguez, et al.

Filing 6

ORDER REQUIRING PLAINTIFF TO SHOW CAUSE IN WRITING WHY SANCTIONS SHOULD NOT ISSUE FOR FAILURE TO FILE NOTICE WHETHER CASES SHOULD BE RELATED, signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 05/13/2024. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff shall show c ause in writing no later than May 20, 2024, why sanctions should not issue for failure to file a notice of related cases or a notice explaining why the action should not be related by the deadline as required by the Court's order (ECF No. 5 ). Failure to comply with this order will result in the issuance of sanctions. (Nguyen, J)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 ZENAIDA CORDOVA, 12 13 14 15 Plaintiff, v. GREG RODRIGUEZ, et al., Defendants. 16 Case No. 1:24-cv-00482-JLT-SAB ORDER REQUIRING PLAINTIFF TO SHOW CAUSE IN WRITING WHY SANCTIONS SHOULD NOT ISSUE FOR FAILURE TO FILE NOTICE WHETHER CASES SHOULD BE RELATED (ECF No. 5) DEADLINE: MAY 20, 2024 17 18 On April 23, 2024, Plaintiff filed a complaint in this action against Defendants Greg 19 Rodriguez and Michael Pallares. (ECF No. 1.) The Court’s review of the complaint suggests that 20 this case may be related to other actions pending in this district. On April 26, 2024, the Court 21 issued an order requiring Plaintiff to comply with Local Rule 123 and file a notice of related cases 22 or, alternatively, a notice explaining why the action should not be related no later than May 10, 23 2024. (ECF No. 5.) The deadline has now expired, and Plaintiff has not filed the required notice 24 nor requested an extension of time to do so. 25 Local Rule 110 provides that “[f]ailure of counsel or of a party to comply with these Rules 26 or with any order of the Court may be grounds for imposition by the Court of any and all 27 sanctions … within the inherent power of the Court.” The Court has the inherent power to 28 control its docket and may, in the exercise of that power, impose sanctions where appropriate, 1 1 including dismissal of the action. Bautista v. Los Angeles Cnty., 216 F.3d 837, 841 (9th Cir. 2 2000). The Court shall require Plaintiff to show cause why sanctions should not issue for the 3 failure to notify the Court whether this case should be related in compliance with the Court’s 4 order issued April 26, 2024. 5 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 6 1. Plaintiff shall show cause in writing no later than May 20, 2024, why sanctions 7 should not issue for failure to file a notice of related cases or a notice explaining 8 why the action should not be related by the deadline as required by the Court’s 9 order (ECF No. 5); and 10 2. Failure to comply with this order will result in the issuance of sanctions. 11 12 13 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: May 13, 2024 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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