McDonald v. Campbell, et al

Filing 178

ORDER signed by Senior Judge Robert J. Timlin on 7/25/2011. Plaintiff's 174 Request for Court's issuance of Subpoenas Duces Tecum for Williams and Reyes' appearance is GRANTED. Service of Subpoenas is appropriate for witnesses Williams and Reyes. Clerk shall send plaintiff 2 USM-285 forms and one instruction sheet. Within 30 days from date of Order, plaintiff shall complete and return attached Notice of Submission of Documents together w/other transmitted forms. (Marciel, M)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 Jeffrey D. McDonald, 12 No. CIV 06-2404-RT vs. 13 14 Roseanne Campbell, et al. 15 16 / ORDER Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding pro se. Plaintiff seeks relief pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 17 § 1983 and trial of this case as to defendant Baker is set for October 4, 2011 at 9:00 a.m in 18 Sacramento, California. 19 Plaintiff has filed requests for issuance of subpoenas duces tecum for the appearance of 20 the following persons at the trial in this case to testify on his behalf and to bring certain records 21 with them: Lieutenant M. Williams (“Williams”) of the California Department of Corrections 22 and Rehabilitation and Correctional Officer D. Reyes (“Reyes”). Defendant Baker opposes the 23 requests on the grounds that the subject matter of the testimony of Williams and Reyes is 24 irrelevant. 25 IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 26 1. Plaintiff’s requests for this court’s issuance of subpoenas duces tecum for Williams 1 1 and Reyes’ appearance with certain records to testify at the trial commencing on October 4, 2011 2 is granted. 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 2. Service of the subpoenas duces tecum is appropriate for the following witnesses: Williams and Reyes. 3. The Clerk of the Court shall send plaintiff two USM-285 forms and one instruction sheet. 4. Within thirty days from the date of this order, plaintiff shall complete the attached Notice of Submission of Documents and submit the following documents to the court: a. The completed Notice of Submission of Documents; 10 b. One completed subpoena duces tecum for each witness, Williams and 11 Reyes; 12 c. One completed USM-285 form for each witness listed in number 2 13 above; and 14 d. Two copies of the subpoena duces tecums as to Williams and Reyes. 15 5. Plaintiff need not attempt service on Williams and Reyes. Upon receipt of the 16 above-described documents, the court will direct the United States Marshal to serve Williams 17 and Reyes with his respective subpoena duces tecum pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 18 45 without payment of costs. 19 6. Plaintiff is also hereby notified that, to effectuate service of process, he is 20 responsible for the payment of witness fees and a mileage fee at the time the subpoena is served. 21 See Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 45(b)(1); 28 U.S.C. § 1915; Tedder v. Odel, 890 F.2d 210 22 (9th Cir. 1989). The subpoena must accompany the attendance fee, which is $40.00 per day; 23 otherwise, service is invalid. 24 DATED: July 25, 2011 /s/ 25 ROBERT J. TIMLIN United States District Judge 26 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 Jeffrey D. McDonald, No. CIV 06-2404-RT 11 vs. 12 NOTICE OF SUBMISSION 13 Roseanne Campbell, et al. OF DOCUMENTS 14 ____________________________________/ 15 Plaintiff hereby submits the following documents in compliance with the court's 16 order filed July 18, 2011: 17 completed subpoena duces tecum forms for third party witnesses 18 M. Williams and D. Reyes 19 completed USM-285 forms as to M. Williams and D. Reyes 20 ____ two copies of the completed subpoena duces tecum as to M. 21 Williams and D. Reyes 22 23 DATED: 24 25 26 Plaintiff

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