Adams v. Albertson et al

Filing 116

NOTICE OF REFERENCE FOR DISCOVERY. Signed by Judge Maria-Elena James on 10/25/2011. (cdnS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/25/2011)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 MARK LETELL ADAMS Plaintiff, 8 v. No. C 10-4787 WHA (MEJ) NOTICE OF REFERRAL FOR PURPOSES OF DISCOVERY 9 RONALD ALBERTSON, et al., 10 Defendants. _____________________________________/ 12 For the Northern District of California UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 11 TO ALL PARTIES AND COUNSEL OF RECORD: 13 The above-captioned case was referred to Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James for purposes 14 of discovery. Please be advised that if a specific motion was filed before the district court prior to 15 this referral, the noticed date will no longer be in effect. Rather, the parties shall comply with Judge 16 James’ Standing Order Regarding Discovery and Dispute Procedures, a copy of which may be 17 obtained from the Northern District of California's website at 18 the homepage, click on the "Judges" tab on the left margin, then choose Magistrate Judge James. 19 Counsel are advised that in regard to any pending discovery disputes, they must comply with 20 Judge James’ standing order and meet and confer in person. If the parties are unable to resolve their 21 dispute after the meet and confer session, they shall file a joint meet and confer letter. A separate 22 letter should be filed for each category of discovery and/or issue in dispute. Upon careful review of 23 the parties’ letter, the Court will either order further briefing, oral argument, or deem the matter 24 submitted on the papers. Accordingly, any pending discovery motions are hereby DENIED 25 WITHOUT PREJUDICE to the filing of a joint letter. 26 Further, when filing papers that require the Court to take any action (e.g. motions, meet and 27 confer letters, administrative requests), the parties shall, in addition to filing papers electronically, 28 lodge with chambers a printed copy of the papers by noon of the next court day following the day 1 the papers are filed electronically. These printed copies shall be marked “Chambers Copy” and shall 2 be submitted to the Clerk’s Office, in an envelope clearly marked with Judge James’ name, case 3 number and “E-Filing Chambers Copy.” Parties shall not file a paper copy of any document with 4 the Clerk’s Office that has already been filed electronically. All chambers copies of electronically- 5 filed documents must include on each page the running header created by the ECF system. 6 Electronically-filed documents must be cited in all other documents as follows: Dkt. No. __ at 7 __. 8 9 10 Please contact the Courtroom Deputy Clerk, Brenda Tolbert, at (415) 522-4708 with any questions. IT IS SO ORDERED 12 For the Northern District of California UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 11 Dated: October 25, 2011 _______________________________ Maria-Elena James Chief United States Magistrate Judge 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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