Brown v. Freitas

Filing 8

ORDER of Service. Signed by Magistrate Judge Nandor J. Vadas on 6/5/2014. (njvlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/5/2014)

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1 2 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 5 EUREKA DIVISION 6 7 DAVID PRESTON BROWN, 8 Plaintiff, No. C 13-5630 NJV (PR) ORDER OF SERVICE 9 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 v. STEVE FREITAS, et al., Defendants. / 12 13 Plaintiff filed a pro se civil rights complaint under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. (Doc. 1.) The 14 Court found that Plaintiff’s original complaint stated a cognizable Eighth Amendment claim 15 against Dr. Fodokl and an ADA claim against Sonoma County, but dismissed the complaint 16 with leave to amend regarding the remaining claims and defendants. (Doc. 6.) The time to 17 amend has passed and Plaintiff has not filed an amended complaint or otherwise 18 communicated with the court. The claims against Dr. Fodokl and Sonoma County are 19 sufficient to proceed for the reasons discussed in the prior order. The remaining claims 20 and defendants will be dismissed from this action. 21 22 CONCLUSION 1. The clerk shall issue a summons and Magistrate Judge jurisdiction consent form 23 and the United States Marshal shall serve, without prepayment of fees, the summons, 24 Magistrate Judge jurisdiction consent form, copies of the complaint (Docket No. 2) with 25 attachments and copies of this order on Defendant Dr. Niloofer Fodokl of Sonoma County 26 Jail and Defendant Sonoma County. 27 2. The remaining claims and Defendants are dismissed from this case. 28 3. In order to expedite the resolution of this case, the court orders as follows: 1 a. No later than sixty days from the date of service, Defendants shall file a 2 motion for summary judgment or other dispositive motion. The motion shall be supported 3 by adequate factual documentation and shall conform in all respects to Federal Rule of 4 Civil Procedure 56, and shall include as exhibits all records and incident reports stemming 5 from the events at issue. If Defendants are of the opinion that this case cannot be resolved 6 by summary judgment, they shall so inform the court prior to the date the summary 7 judgment motion is due. All papers filed with the court shall be promptly served on Plaintiff. 8 b. At the time the dispositive motion is served, Defendants shall also serve, 9 on a separate paper, the appropriate notice or notices required by Rand v. Rowland, 154 F.3d 952, 953-954 (9th Cir. 1998) (en banc), and Wyatt v. Terhune, 315 F.3d 1108, 1120 n. 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 4 (9th Cir. 2003). See Woods v. Carey, 684 F.3d 934, 940-941 (9th Cir. 2012) (Rand and 12 Wyatt notices must be given at the time motion for summary judgment or motion to dismiss 13 for nonexhaustion is filed, not earlier); Rand at 960 (separate paper requirement). 14 c. Plaintiff's opposition to the dispositive motion, if any, shall be filed with the 15 court and served on Defendants no later than thirty days from the date the motion was 16 served upon him. Plaintiff must read the attached page headed "NOTICE -- WARNING," 17 which is provided to him pursuant to Rand v. Rowland, 154 F.3d 952, 953-954 (9th Cir. 18 1998) (en banc), and Klingele v. Eikenberry, 849 F.2d 409, 411-12 (9th Cir. 1988). 19 If Defendants file a motion for summary judgment claiming that Plaintiff failed to exhaust his 20 available administrative remedies as required by 42 U.S.C. § 1997e(a), Plaintiff should take 21 note of the attached page headed "NOTICE -- WARNING (EXHAUSTION)," which is 22 provided to him as required by Wyatt v. Terhune, 315 F.3d 1108, 1120 n. 4 (9th Cir. 2003). 23 d. If Defendants wish to file a reply brief, they shall do so no later than fifteen 24 25 26 27 days after the opposition is served on them. e. The motion shall be deemed submitted as of the date the reply brief is due. No hearing will be held on the motion unless the Court so orders at a later date. 4. All communications by Plaintiff with the Court must be served on Defendants, or 28 2 1 Defendants’ counsel once counsel has been designated, by mailing a true copy of the 2 document to Defendants or Defendants' counsel. 3 5. Discovery may be taken in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. 4 No further court order under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(a)(2) is required before the 5 parties may conduct discovery. 6 6. It is Plaintiff's responsibility to prosecute this case. Plaintiff must keep the Court 7 informed of any change of address by filing a separate paper with the clerk headed “Notice 8 of Change of Address.” He also must comply with the Court's orders in a timely fashion. 9 Failure to do so may result in the dismissal of this action for failure to prosecute pursuant to 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(b). IT IS SO ORDERED. 12 13 Dated: June 5, 2014. NANDOR J. VADAS United States Magistrate Judge 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 G:\PRO-SE\NJV\CR.13\Brown5630.serve 27 28 3 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 4 1 NOTICE -- WARNING (SUMMARY JUDGMENT) 2 If defendants move for summary judgment, they are seeking to have your case 3 dismissed. A motion for summary judgment under Rule 56 of the Federal Rules of Civil 4 Procedure will, if granted, end your case. judgment. Generally, summary judgment must be granted when there is no genuine issue 7 of material fact--that is, if there is no real dispute about any fact that would affect the result 8 of your case, the party who asked for summary judgment is entitled to judgment as a matter 9 of law, which will end your case. When a party you are suing makes a motion for summary 10 judgment that is properly supported by declarations (or other sworn testimony), you cannot 11 For the Northern District of California Rule 56 tells you what you must do in order to oppose a motion for summary 6 United States District Court 5 simply rely on what your complaint says. Instead, you must set out specific facts in 12 declarations, depositions, answers to interrogatories, or authenticated documents, as 13 provided in Rule 56(e), that contradict the facts shown in the defendant's declarations and 14 documents and show that there is a genuine issue of material fact for trial. If you do not 15 submit your own evidence in opposition, summary judgment, if appropriate, may be entered 16 against you. If summary judgment is granted, your case will be dismissed and there will be 17 no trial. 18 19 NOTICE -- WARNING (EXHAUSTION) If defendants file a motion for summary judgment for failure to exhaust, they are 20 seeking to have your case dismissed. If the motion is granted it will end your case. 21 You have the right to present any evidence you may have which tends to show that you did 22 exhaust your administrative remedies. Such evidence may be in the form of declarations 23 (statements signed under penalty of perjury) or authenticated documents, that is, 24 documents accompanied by a declaration showing where they came from and why they are 25 authentic, or other sworn papers, such as answers to interrogatories or depositions. 26 If defendants file a motion for summary judgment for failure to exhaust and it is granted, 27 your case will be dismissed and there will be no trial. 28 5 1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 EUREKA DIVISION 4 5 6 DAVID PRESTON BROWN, 7 8 9 Plaintiff, v. CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE STEVE FREITAS, et al., Defendants. ___________________________________/ 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 No. 1:13-CV-5630 NJV (PR) 12 I, the undersigned, hereby certify that on June 5, 2014, I SERVED a true and correct copy of 13 the attached, by placing said copy in a postage paid envelope addressed to the person(s) listed 14 below, by depositing said envelope in the U.S. Mail. 15 16 17 18 David Preston Brown 2066 Mendocino Avenue #54 Santa Rosa, CA 95401 19 20 21 ____________________________________ Linn Van Meter Administrative Law Clerk to the Honorable Nandor J. Vadas 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 6

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