United States of America et al v. East Bay Municipal Utility District
ORDER DIRECTING PARTIES TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION. Signed by Judge Maria-Elena James on 1/20/2009. (mejlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/20/2009)
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 This civil case was randomly assigned to United States Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James for all purposes including trial. Pending before the Court is the parties' Stipulated Order for Preliminary Relief. Upon review of the record in this action, the Court notes that the parties have not filed written consents to Magistrate Judge James' jurisdiction or requests for reassignment to a United States District Court judge for 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. EAST BAY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT, Defendant(s). / IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, et al., Plaintiff(s), No. C 09-0186 MEJ ORDER DIRECTING PARTIES TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION FORM
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disposition. Accordingly, the parties shall inform the Court whether they consent to Magistrate Judge James' jurisdiction or request 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." The parties shall inform the Court as soon as possible, but no later than February 3, 2009. IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: January 20, 2009
MARIA-ELENA JAMES United States Magistrate Judge
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