Lo et al v. County of Siskiyou et al

Filing 92

RELATED CASE ORDER signed by Chief District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller on 9/15/2022 REASSIGNING CASE 2:22-cv-01378-DB to Chief District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller and Magistrate Judge Allison Claire for all further proceedings. Magistrate Judge Deborah Barnes no longer assigned to case. (Coll, A)

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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 12 13 14 No. 2:21-cv-00999-KJM-AC Dilevon Lo, et al., Plaintiffs, v. County of Siskiyou et al., 15 Defendants. 16 17 18 19 20 21 No. 2:22-cv-01378-DB Ger Chong Ze Chang, et al., RELATED CASE ORDER Plaintiffs, v. County of Siskiyou, et al., Defendants. 22 23 Examination of the above-captioned actions reveals that they are related within the 24 meaning of Local Rule 123(a). “[B]oth actions involve similar questions of fact and the same 25 question of law and their assignment to the same Judge or Magistrate Judge is likely to effect a 26 substantial savings of judicial effort.” Local Rule 123(a)(3). Accordingly, the assignment of 27 these matters to the same judge is likely to effect a substantial savings of judicial effort and is 28 likely to be convenient for the parties. 1 1 Relating cases under Rule 123 causes the actions to be assigned to the same judge—it 2 does not consolidate the actions. Under Rule 123, related cases are generally assigned to the 3 judge and magistrate judge to whom the first filed action was assigned. 4 As a result, it is hereby ORDERED that Case No. 2:22-cv-01378-DB is reassigned from 5 Magistrate Judge Deborah Barnes to the undersigned and Magistrate Judge Allison Claire. The 6 caption on documents filed in the reassigned case shall be shown as 2:22-cv-01378-KJM-AC. 7 It is further ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court make appropriate adjustment in the 8 9 10 assignment of civil cases to compensate for this reassignment. IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED: September 15, 2022. 11 2

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