Yates v. West Contra Costa Unified School District

Filing 95

Order by Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James denying 94 Motion for Polygraph Examination.(mejlc3, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/7/2017) (Additional attachment(s) added on 3/8/2017: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service) (rmm2S, COURT STAFF).

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 FERNANDO YATES, 8 Plaintiff, 9 10 11 v. Case No. 16-cv-01077-MEJ ORDER DENYING MOTION FOR POLYGRAPH EXAMINATION Re: Dkt. No. 94 WEST CONTRA COSTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, United States District Court Northern District of California Defendant. 12 13 When it denied Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel Discovery, the Court also denied his request 14 to order Cheryl Cotton to submit to a polygraph examination. See Order, Dkt. No. 91. The Court 15 explained Plaintiff could propound discovery and/or depose Ms. Cotton to obtain further 16 information regarding the documents she contends do not exist. See id. Plaintiff then filed a 17 Motion Requesting a Polygraph Test for Ms. Cotton and one for himself. See Mot., Dkt. No. 94. 18 Plaintiff’s Motion is DENIED. The Court will not order anyone in this case to submit to a 19 polygraph examination. 20 IT IS SO ORDERED. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Dated: March 7, 2017 ______________________________________ MARIA-ELENA JAMES United States Magistrate Judge

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