Miller v. City of Oakley et al

Filing 30

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE. Response due by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, July 7, 2017. Signed by Judge James Donato on 6/30/2017. (jdlc1S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/30/2017)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 GARY MILLER, Plaintiff, 8 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 Case No. 17-cv-00206-JD ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE v. CITY OF OAKLEY, et al., Defendants. 12 13 At 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 29, 2017, the Court called this case for an initial case 14 management conference, which had been noticed and scheduled well in advance. Counsel for 15 plaintiff, John L. Burris, Ben Nisenbaum, James Cook and the Law Office of John L. Burris, did 16 not appear. Plaintiff’s counsel did not ask to be excused, and the absence was without Court 17 approval and in breach of the Local Rules and the Court’s standing order for civil cases. 18 Plaintiff’s counsel are ordered to show cause in writing why the Court should not impose 19 monetary or other sanctions for this violation. Counsel are advised that sanctions may include, 20 without limitation, a monetary fine, payment of opposing counsel’s reasonable fees and costs for 21 attending the conference, attorney discipline, and dismissal of this case for failure to prosecute. 22 The response is due by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, July 7, 2017. 23 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: June 30, 2017 25 26 27 28 JAMES DONATO United States District Judge

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