Serrote v. Marin County

Filing 7

ORDER DIRECTING PARTIES TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION. Signed by Judge Maria-Elena James on 5/10/2011. (mejlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/10/2011)

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1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 Northern District of California 3 4 ELAINA SERROTE 5 No. C 11-01674 MEJ Plaintiff(s), v. 6 ORDER DIRECTING PARTIES TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION FORM MARIN COUNTY 7 8 Defendant(s). _____________________________________/ 9 10 Pending before the Court is Defendant’s motion to dismiss. Upon review of the record in this action, the Court notes that the parties have not filed written consents to Magistrate Judge 12 For the Northern District of California UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 11 James' jurisdiction. This civil case was randomly assigned to Magistrate Judge James for all 13 purposes including trial. In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), the magistrate judges of this district 14 court are designated to conduct any and all proceedings in a civil case, including trial and entry of 15 final judgment, upon the consent of the parties. An appeal from a judgment entered by Magistrate 16 Judge James may be taken directly to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the 17 same manner as an appeal from any other judgment of a district court. 18 You have the right to have your case assigned to a United States District Judge for trial and 19 disposition. Accordingly, the parties shall inform the Court whether they consent to Magistrate 20 Judge James’ jurisdiction or request reassignment to a United States District Judge for trial. A copy 21 of both the consent and declination forms may be obtained from the Northern District of California's 22 website at From the homepage, choose "Forms" and then "Civil 23 Forms." The parties shall inform the Court of their decision by May 26, 2011. 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 26 27 28 Dated: May 10, 2011 _______________________________ Maria-Elena James Chief United States Magistrate Judge

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