Afsari v. Chertoff et al

Filing 5

ORDER FOR PLAINTIFF TO CONSENT OR DECLINE MAGISTRATE JURISDICTION re 3 MOTION for leave to appear in Pro Hac Vice ( Filing fee $ 210, receipt number 3461100725.) filed by Masoud Afsari. Signed by Judge Maria-Elena James on 6/12/2007. (mejlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/12/2007)

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Afsari v. Chertoff et al Doc. 5 Case 3:07-cv-03028-MEJ Document 5 Filed 06/12/2007 Page 1 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Pending before the Court is Plaintiff's counsel's motion to appear pro hac vice, filed June 12, 2007. Upon review of the record in this action, the Court notes that Plaintiff has not filed a written consent to Magistrate Judge James' jurisdiction or request for reassignment to a United States District Court judge for trial. This civil case was randomly assigned to United States Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James for all purposes including trial. In accordance with Title 28, U.S.C. 636(c), the magistrate judges of this District Court are designated to conduct any and all proceedings in a civil case, including a jury or non-jury trial, and to order the entry of final judgment, upon the consent of the parties. An appeal from a judgment entered by Magistrate Judge James may be taken directly to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the same manner as an appeal from any other judgment of a district court. You have the right to have your case assigned to a United States District Judge for trial and vs. MICHAEL CHERTOFF, Defendant(s). / MASOUD AFSARI, Plaintiff(s), IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA No. C 07-3028 MEJ ORDER DIRECTING PLAINTIFF TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION FORM Dockets.Justia.com Case 3:07-cv-03028-MEJ Document 5 Filed 06/12/2007 Page 2 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 disposition. Accordingly, Plaintiff shall inform the Court whether he consents to Magistrate Judge James' jurisdiction or requests reassignment to a United States District Judge for trial. A copy of both the consent and declination forms may be obtained from the Northern District of California's website at http://www.cand.uscourts.gov/. From the homepage, click on the "Forms" tab on the left margin, then choose "Civil." Plaintiff shall inform the Court as soon as possible, but no later than June 22, 2007. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: June 12, 2007 MARIA-ELENA JAMES United States Magistrate Judge 2

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