Fenton v. Alameda County et al

Filing 17

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE and Further Case Management Conference Hearing set for 2/4/2009 10:30 AM. Show Cause Response due by 1/28/2009. Signed by Judge James Larson on 12/4/08. (jlsec, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/4/2008)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA United States District Court 11 For the Northern District of California Michael Fenton, Plaintiff, v. Alameda County, et al., Defendants. ________________________________/ No. C 08-3536 JL ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 TO PLAINTIFF AND FORMER COUNSEL OF RECORD: You are hereby ordered to respond to the following questions of the Court as to why your case should not be dismissed with prejudice for failure to prosecute. Background Plaintiff filed his complaint in Alameda County Superior Court and Defendants removed it to this Court on the basis of federal question jurisdiction. All parties consented to this Court's jurisdiction pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 636(c) The most recent case management conference was held before the Court in this case on December 3, 2008 at 10:30 a.m.. All parties had been duly notified. Defendants Alameda County and Prison Health Services appeared by their counsel. There was no C-08-3536 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Page 1 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 appearance by or on behalf of Plaintiff. The Court received a notice of substitution of counsel on the day before the hearing. Order It is hereby ordered that if present counsel Neil. A. Cook is no longer representing Plaintiff, he shall inform the Court and the Plaintiff himself shall notify the Court as to Plaintiff's current location and whether Plaintiff intends to continue with this action. It is also ordered that a further case management conference shall be held before this Court on February 4, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. If Plaintiff will be representing himself, he shall make all court appearances or notify the Court that he is unavailable, or his case will be dismissed. IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED: December 4, 2008 __________________________________ James Larson Chief Magistrate Judge United States District Court 11 For the Northern District of California 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 G:\JLALL\CHAMBERS\CASES\CIVIL\08-3536\OSC.wpd C-08-3536 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Page 2 of 2

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