Smith v. Yen et al

Filing 35

ORDER OF SERVICE. Signed by Judge William Alsup on 4/21/11. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(dt, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/21/2011)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 No. C 05-2541 WHA (PR) REGINALD SMITH, ORDER OF SERVICE Plaintiff, v. Sergeant ADAM, Nurse BANTA, Dr. QUAN, Dr. FRIEDMAN, Dr. H. AUNG, Warden G. E. HARRIS, Dr. W. JACKSON, Dr. GREWAL, Dr. FRIEDERICHS, Dr. KRISHNA, and SSA ALLISON BRAGER, all at the Correctional Training Facility; Dr. PAPPENFUS, Dr. YEN, Nurse RODRIGUEZ, and Warden M. POWERS, all at Avenal State Prison, 19 Defendants. 20 / 21 Plaintiff, an inmate at San Quentin State Prison, filed this pro se civil rights complaint 22 under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The case was dismissed, and the Ninth Circuit reversed in part, 23 affirmed in part, and remanded with instructions to serve the original complaint upon defendant 24 Sergeant Adam. Accordingly, it is hereby ordered as follows: 25 1. The clerk shall issue summons and the United States Marshal shall serve, without 26 prepayment of fees, a copy of the original complaint (docket number 1), the order of dismissal 27 with leave to amend (docket number 10), the Ninth Circuit’s order on appeal (docket number 28 34), and this order upon defendant SERGEANT ADAM at the CORRECTIONAL TRAINING FACILITY in SOLEDAD, CALIFORNIA. A courtesy copy of the complaint and this order 1 2 3 shall also be mailed to the California Attorney General. 2. In order to expedite the resolution of this case, the court orders as follows: a. No later than ninety days from the date this order is filed, defendants shall file 4 a motion for summary judgment or other dispositive motion. If defendants are of the opinion 5 that this case cannot be resolved by summary judgment, they shall so inform the court prior to 6 the date the summary judgment motion is due. All papers filed with the court shall be promptly 7 served on the plaintiff. 8 b. Plaintiff's opposition to the dispositive motion, if any, shall be filed with the motion. Plaintiff must read the attached page headed “NOTICE -- WARNING,” which is 11 For the Northern District of California court and served upon defendants no later than thirty days from the date of service of the 10 United States District Court 9 provided to him pursuant to Rand v. Rowland, 154 F.3d 952, 953-954 (9th Cir. 1998) (en banc), 12 and Klingele v. Eikenberry, 849 F.2d 409, 411-12 (9th Cir. 1988). 13 If defendants file an unenumerated motion to dismiss claiming that plaintiff failed to 14 exhaust his available administrative remedies as required by 42 U.S.C. § 1997e(a), plaintiff 15 should take note of the attached page headed “NOTICE -- WARNING (EXHAUSTION),” 16 which is provided to him as required by Wyatt v. Terhune, 315 F.3d 1108, 1120 n. 4 (9th Cir.), 17 cert. denied, Alameida v. Wyatt, 124 S.Ct 50 (2003). 18 19 20 21 22 c. Defendants shall file a reply brief no later than fifteen days after the date of service of the opposition. d. 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. 3. All communications by the plaintiff with the court must be served on defendant, or 23 defendant’s counsel once counsel has been designated, by mailing a true copy of the document 24 to defendant or defendant’s counsel. 25 4. Discovery may be taken in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. 26 No further court order under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(a)(2) or Local Rule 16-1 is 27 required before the parties may conduct discovery. 28 5. It is the plaintiff's responsibility to prosecute this case. Plaintiff must keep the court 2 1 informed of any change of address and must comply with the court's orders in a timely fashion. 2 Failure to do so may result in the dismissal of this action for failure to prosecute pursuant to 3 Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(b). 4 IT IS SO ORDERED. 5 Dated: April 21 , 2011. 6 WILLIAM ALSUP UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 7 8 9 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 G:\PRO-SE\WHA\CR.05\SMITHR2541.SRV.wpd 23 24 25 26 27 28 3 1 NOTICE -- WARNING 2 (SUMMARY JUDGMENT) 3 If defendants move for summary judgment, they are seeking to have your case 4 dismissed. A motion for summary judgment under Rule 56 of the Federal Rules of Civil 5 Procedure will, if granted, end your case. 6 Rule 56 tells you what you must do in order to oppose a motion for summary judgment. fact--that is, if there is no real dispute about any fact that would affect the result of your case, 9 the party who asked for summary judgment is entitled to judgment as a matter of law, which 10 will end your case. When a party you are suing makes a motion for summary judgment that is 11 For the Northern District of California Generally, summary judgment must be granted when there is no genuine issue of material 8 United States District Court 7 properly supported by declarations (or other sworn testimony), you cannot simply rely on what 12 your complaint says. Instead, you must set out specific facts in declarations, depositions, 13 answers to interrogatories, or authenticated documents, as provided in Rule 56(e), that 14 contradict the facts shown in the defendant's declarations and documents and show that there is 15 a genuine issue of material fact for trial. If you do not submit your own evidence in opposition, 16 summary judgment, if appropriate, may be entered against you. If summary judgment is 17 granted, your case will be dismissed and there will be no trial. 18 NOTICE -- WARNING 19 (EXHAUSTION) 20 21 22 If defendants file an unenumerated motion to dismiss for failure to exhaust, they are seeking to have your case dismissed. If the motion is granted it will end your case. You have the right to present any evidence you may have which tends to show that you 23 did exhaust your administrative remedies. Such evidence may be in the form of declarations 24 (statements signed under penalty of perjury) or authenticated documents, that is, documents 25 accompanied by a declaration showing where they came from and why they are authentic, or 26 other sworn papers, such as answers to interrogatories or depositions. 27 28 If defendants file a motion to dismiss and it is granted, your case will be dismissed and there will be no trial. 4

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