Martin v. Evans et al

Filing 46

ORDER Referring Plaintiff to Federal Pro Bono Project, continuing Stay of proceedings. Signed by Judge Vaughn R Walker on 8/9/2010. (Attachments: # 1 proof of service)(cgk, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/9/2010)

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Martin v. Evans et al Doc. 46 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 United 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 Per order filed on March 2, 2010, the court denied defendants' motion for summary judgment on plaintiff's excessive force and retaliation claims against defendants Beatty and Boccella in this prisoner action for damages under 42 USC 1983. The court v M S EVANS, Warden, et al, Defendant(s). / RUSSELL MARTIN, Plaintiff, ORDER REFERRING PLAINTIFF TO FEDERAL PRO BONO PROJECT; CONTINUING STAY OF PROCEEDINGS No C-08-4067 VRW (PR) IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA found that, when viewed in the light most favorable to plaintiff, there are genuine issues for trial on plaintiff's claims and that qualified immunity is not in order as a matter of law. Doc #36. The court referred the matter to Magistrate Judge Vadas for mediation proceedings pursuant to the Pro Se Prisoner Mediation Program, Doc #37, held on July 7, 2010, but the matter did not settle. Doc #45. Dockets.Justia.com 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 Project: Plaintiff being in need of counsel to assist him in further proceedings in this matter, and good and just cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that plaintiff shall be referred to the Federal Pro Bono Project in the manner set forth below: (1) The clerk shall forward to the Federal Pro Bono (a) a copy of this order, (b) a copy of the court file, and (c) a brief memorandum outlining the facts and procedural posture of the action. (2) Upon an attorney being located to represent plaintiff, that attorney shall be appointed as counsel for plaintiff in this matter until further order of the court. (3) The stay of proceedings currently in place is continued until four weeks from the date an attorney is appointed to represent plaintiff in this action. IT IS SO ORDERED. VAUGHN R WALKER United States District Chief Judge G:\PRO-SE\VRW\CR.08\Martin-4067-refer to counsel-post vadas.wpd 2

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