Amelia Gilbert v. Andrew Ryan King et al

Filing 38

ORDER by Judge Joseph C. Spero granting 35 Motion to Amend/Correct and vacating April 7, 2017 Motion hearing ; Plaintiff is required to E-FILE the amended document. (jcslc1S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/20/2017)

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1 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 3 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 4 5 AMELIA GILBERT, Case No. 16-cv-06235-JCS Plaintiff, 6 v. 7 8 ANDREW RYAN KING, et al., Defendants. ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT AND VACATING APRIL 7, 2017 MOTION HEARING Re: Dkt. No. 35 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 On March 1, 2017, Plaintiff filed a Motion for Leave to File First Amended Complaint 12 (“Motion”), seeking leave to add specific allegations of statutory sexual battery and gender 13 violence against Defendants Pasternak and King. Under Rule 15(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil 14 Procedure, courts should “freely give leave [to amend] when justice so requires.” Fed. R. Civ. P. 15 15(a)(2). This case is in its early stages and Plaintiff’s request is within the deadline for amending 16 set by the Court. Moreover, Defendants have filed statements of non-opposition to the Motion. 17 Accordingly, the Court GRANTS the Motion. The hearing set for April 7, 2017 is vacated. 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: March 20, 2017 ______________________________________ JOSEPH C. SPERO Chief Magistrate Judge

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