Castain v. Astrue

Filing 5

ORDER DIRECTING PLAINTIFF TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION. Signed by Judge Maria-Elena James on 4/19/2011. (mejlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/19/2011)

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1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 Northern District of California 3 4 RAYMOND J. CASTAIN 5 Plaintiff(s), v. 6 No. C 11-01816 MEJ ORDER DIRECTING PLAINTIFF TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION FORM MICHAEL J. ASTRUE 7 8 9 Defendant(s). _____________________________________/ Pending before the Court is Plaintiff’s in forma pauperis application. Upon review of the James' jurisdiction. This civil case was randomly assigned to Magistrate Judge James for all 12 For the Northern District of California record in this action, the Court notes that Plaintiff has not filed a written consent to Magistrate Judge 11 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 10 purposes including trial. In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), the magistrate judges of this district 13 court are designated to conduct any and all proceedings in a civil case, including trial and entry of 14 final judgment, upon the consent of the parties. An appeal from a judgment entered by Magistrate 15 Judge James may be taken directly to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the 16 same manner as an appeal from any other judgment of a district court. 17 You have the right to have your case assigned to a United States District Judge for trial and 18 disposition. Accordingly, Plaintiff shall inform the Court whether he consents to Magistrate Judge 19 James’ jurisdiction or requests reassignment to a United States District Judge for trial. A copy of 20 both the consent and declination forms may be obtained from the Northern District of California's 21 website at From the homepage, choose "Forms" and then "Civil 22 Forms." The consent/declination form shall be filed by May 10, 2011. 23 IT IS SO ORDERED. 24 25 26 27 28 Dated: April 19, 2011 _______________________________ Maria-Elena James Chief United States Magistrate Judge

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