Brown et al v. California Department of Rehabilitation et al

Filing 4

ORDER DIRECTING PLAINTIFF TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION. Signed by Judge Maria-Elena James on 4/26/2010. (mejlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/26/2010) (Additional attachment(s) added on 4/26/2010: # 1 Certificate of Service) (mejlc1, COURT STAFF).

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 UNITED UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 12 For the Northern District of California UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT Northern District of California AUGUSTUS M. BROWN II v. Plaintiff(s), No. C 10-1775 MEJ ORDER DIRECTING PLAINTIFF TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION FORM CA DEPT OF REHABILITATION Defendant(s). _____________________________________/ Pending before the Court is Plaintiff's in forma pauperis application. Upon review of the record in this action, the Court notes that Plaintiff has not filed a written consent to Magistrate Judge James' jurisdiction. This civil case was randomly assigned to Magistrate Judge James for all purposes including trial. In accordance with 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 trial and 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 disposition. Accordingly, Plaintiff shall inform the Court, by way of the enclosed form, whether he consents to Magistrate Judge James' jurisdiction or requests reassignment to a United States District Judge for trial. The consent/declination form shall be filed by than May 11, 2010. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: April 26, 2010 _______________________________ Maria-Elena James Chief United States Magistrate Judge 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

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