Robinson v. Delgado et al

Filing 410

ORDER Re Letter Regarding Kosher Diet. Signed by Judge Nandor J. Vadas on 12/27/2016. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(njvlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/27/2016)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 EUREKA DIVISION 7 8 ANTHONY L. ROBINSON, Case No. 02-cv-01538-NJV Plaintiff, 9 ORDER RE LETTER REGARDING KOSHER DIET v. 10 11 ANTHONY A. LAMARQUE, et al., Re: Dkt. No. 407 United States District Court Northern District of California Defendants. 12 13 14 On August 31, 2010, the court entered a permanent injunction in this case which provided 15 in part that the CDCR was "hereby immediately and permanently ordered to permit Plaintiff to 16 participate in the CDCR's Jewish Kosher Meal Program on the same terms and conditions as 17 kosher-observant Jewish inmates and without regard to the fact that Plaintiff is not a kosher- 18 observant Jew." (Doc. 316, 19:10-13.) The court "retain[ed] jurisdiction of this action for all 19 purposes, including without limitation, all proceedings involving the interpretation, enforcement, 20 or amendment of this Order and Permanent Injunction." (Doc. 316, 19, 18-20.) 21 On December 12, 2016, the court received a letter from Plaintiff in which he claimed that 22 officials at California Men's Colony were failing to provide him with his kosher diet. (Doc. 407.) 23 On December 20, 2016, Counsel for Defendants filed a response to Plaintiff's letter, stating that on 24 December 14, 2016, she contacted the litigation coordinator at California Men’s Colony and 25 confirmed receipt of this court’s order entering a permanent injunction. She further states that on 26 December 14, 2016, Men’s Colony Litigation Coordinator H. Cervantes contacted the supervising 27 officer on Plaintiff’s yard and confirmed that Plaintiff is receiving kosher meals. 28 In light of this information received from Defense Counsel, the court finds that the request 1 for relief contained in Plaintiff's letter is moot. The matter is resolved and that there no basis for 2 action by the court. 3 IT IS SO ORDERED. 4 5 6 7 Dated: December 27, 2016 ______________________________________ NANDOR J. VADAS United States Magistrate Judge 8 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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