Harris v. Colvin

Filing 21

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE why case should not be dismissed for failure to prosecute. Plaintiff's response due by April 29, 2016, and must include motion for summary judgment or request for extension of time. Signed by Judge Joseph C. Spero on April 8, 2016. (jcslc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/8/2016) (Additional attachment(s) added on 4/8/2016: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service) (klhS, COURT STAFF).

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 BRENDA A. HARRIS, Case No. 15-cv-02694-JCS Plaintiff, 8 v. 9 10 CAROLYN COLVIN, ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE WHY CASE SHOULD NOT BE DISMISSED FOR FAILURE TO PROSECUTE Defendant. United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 Plaintiff Brenda Harris, pro se, filed this action on June 16, 2015 appealing the 13 determination of the onset date of Harris’s disability by Defendant Carolyn Colvin, Acting 14 Commissioner of the Social Security Administration (the “Commissioner”). After receiving two 15 extensions of time from the Court, the Commissioner filed her answer on November 25, 2015 and 16 served it on Harris via certified mail. See dkt. 18. 17 Pursuant to Civil Local Rule 16-5, Harris was required to file a motion for summary 18 judgment no later than 28 days after receipt of the Commissioner’s answer. No motion has been 19 filed to date. Accordingly, Harris is hereby ORDERED to show cause why the case should not be 20 dismissed for failure to prosecute, by filing a response to this Order no later than April 29, 2016. 21 Harris’s response must include either her motion for summary judgment or a request for an 22 extension with an explanation of why additional time is needed. If Harris fails to file a response, 23 the case will be dismissed. 24 Harris, who is not represented by counsel, is encouraged to consult with the Federal Pro 25 Bono Project’s Legal Help Center in either of the Oakland or San Francisco federal courthouses 26 for assistance. The San Francisco Legal Help Center office is located in Room 2796 on the 15th 27 floor at 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102. The Oakland office is located in 28 Room 470-S on the 4th floor at 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612. Appointments can be 1 made by calling (415) 782-8982 or signing up in the appointment book located outside either 2 office, and telephone appointments are available. Lawyers at the Legal Help Center can provide 3 basic assistance to parties representing themselves but cannot provide legal representation. 4 5 6 7 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: April 8, 2016 ______________________________________ JOSEPH C. SPERO Chief Magistrate Judge 8 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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