Spears et al v. El Dorado County Sheriff's Department et al

Filing 93

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Allison Claire on 11/17/22 DIRECTING Defendant to file Response to 90 Motion to Compel within 30 days. (Woodworth, M.)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 BRIAN SPEARS, 12 13 14 15 No. 2:15-cv-0165 MCE AC P Plaintiff, v. ORDER EL DORADO COUNTY, et al., Defendants. 16 17 On October 19, 2022, plaintiff filed a motion to compel pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil 18 Procedure 37(a). ECF No. 90. The motion asks the court to compel defendant Kurk to respond to 19 several discovery requests. Defendant Kurk has not filed a response to the motion, and the 20 twenty-one-day period within which to do so has expired. See Local Rule 230(l). 21 Local Rule 230(l) provides in part: “Failure of the responding party to file written 22 opposition or to file a statement of no opposition may be deemed a waiver of any opposition to 23 the granting of the motion . . . .” On June 28, 2021, defendant Kurk was informed that motions 24 concerning discovery were to be briefed pursuant to Local Rule 230(1). See ECF No. 45 at 3 25 (court’s service order). At that time, she was also informed that pursuant to Local Rule 230(l), a 26 failure to timely oppose a motion could be deemed a waiver of opposition to it. 27 28 Local Rule 110 provides that failure to comply with the Local Rules “may be grounds for imposition of any and all sanctions authorized by statute or Rule or within the inherent power of 1 1 the Court.” In the service order issued June 28, 2021, defendant Kurk was advised that failure to 2 comply with the Local Rules could result in a recommendation that the action be dismissed. See 3 ECF No. 45 at 5. 4 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that within thirty days of the date of this order, 5 defendant Kurk shall file a response plaintiff’s motion to compel. Failure to file a response will 6 be deemed a statement of non-opposition and may result in a grant of plaintiff’s motion to compel 7 in its entirety. 8 DATED: November 17, 2022 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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