Cuviello v. City of Vallejo et al
ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman on 5/16/2017 ORDERING 30 that the stipulated request to allow plaintiff to utilize the court's electronic filing system is DENIED. (Reader, L)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
JOSEPH P. CUVIELLO,
No. 2:16-cv-2584-KJM-KJN PS
CITY OF VALLEJO, et al.,
On May 12, 2017, plaintiff, who proceeds without counsel, filed a stipulated request to
allow plaintiff to utilize the court’s electronic filing system. (ECF No. 30.) Local Rule 133
provides that “[a]ny person appearing pro se may not utilize electronic filing except with the
permission of the assigned Judge or Magistrate Judge…All pro se parties shall file and serve
paper documents as required by applicable Federal Rules of Civil or Criminal Procedure or by
these Rules.” E.D. Cal. L.R. 133(b)(2). Here, plaintiff’s stipulated request does not set forth a
compelling reason why the court should deviate from the Local Rules and its standard practice of
disallowing the use of electronic filing by pro se litigants.
Therefore, the stipulated request (ECF No. 30) is DENIED.
Dated: May 16, 2017
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