Dixon v. San Francisco Police Department et al

Filing 6

SECOND ORDER DIRECTING PLAINTIFF TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION. Signed by Judge Maria-Elena James on 11/18/2011. (cdnS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/18/2011)

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1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 Northern District of California 3 4 HOWARD DIXON, 5 No. C 11-05217 MEJ Plaintiff, v. SECOND ORDER TO CONSENT/DECLINE 6 SAN FRANCISCO POLICE DEPARTMENT, 7 8 9 Defendant. _____________________________________/ Pending before the Court is Plaintiff’s in forma pauperis application. On October 31, 2011, 10 the Court ordered Plaintiff to consent to magistrate judge jurisdiction or request reassignment to a 12 respond. For the Northern District of California UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 11 United States District Judge for trial by November 15, 2011. Dkt. No. 4. Plaintiff has failed to 13 This civil case was randomly assigned to the undersigned magistrate judge for all 14 purposes including trial. In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), the magistrate judges of this district 15 court are designated to conduct any and all proceedings in a civil case, including trial and entry of 16 final judgment, upon the consent of the parties. An appeal from a judgment entered by a magistrate 17 judge may be taken directly to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the same 18 manner as an appeal from any other judgment of a district court. 19 You have the right to have your case assigned to a United States District Judge for trial and 20 disposition. Accordingly, Plaintiff shall inform the Court, by way of the enclosed form, whether he 21 consents to magistrate judge jurisdiction or requests reassignment to a United States District Judge 22 for trial. The consent/declination form shall be filed by November 28, 2011. As this is the second 23 such order, Plaintiff should be mindful that sanctions may be imposed for failure to comply, including 24 and up to dismissal of this case. 25 IT IS SO ORDERED. 26 27 Dated: November 18, 2011 28 _______________________________ Maria-Elena James Chief United States Magistrate Judge UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 1 2 3 HOWARD DIXON, Case Number: CV11-05217 MEJ 4 Plaintiff, CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE 5 v. 6 SAN FRANCISCO POLICE DEPARTMENT et 7 al, 8 Defendant. / For the Northern District of California UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 10 I, the undersigned, hereby certify that I am an employee in the Office of the Clerk, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. 11 That on November 18, 2011, I SERVED a true and correct copy(ies) of the attached, by placing said 12 copy(ies) in a postage paid envelope addressed to the person(s) hereinafter listed, by depositing said envelope in the U.S. Mail, or by placing said copy(ies) into an inter-office delivery receptacle located 13 in the Clerk's office. 14 15 Howard Dixon 16 2363 Grande Vista Place Oakland, CA 94621 17 Dated: November 18, 2011 18 Richard W. Wieking, Clerk By: Brenda Tolbert, Deputy Clerk 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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