Sims v. Sayre et al

Filing 88

ORDER by Judge ARMSTRONG granting 86 Motion for Extension of Time to File (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/6/2011)

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1 2 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 3 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 4 5 6 7 No. C 08-1691 SBA (PR) DERRICK D. SIMS, ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR AN EXTENSION OF TIME TO APPEAL Plaintiff, v. MICHAEL C. SAYRE, et al., (Docket No. 86) 8 Defendants. / 9 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 This is a civil rights case filed pro se by a state prisoner. The Court granted Defendants’ 11 motion for summary judgment. Judgment was entered on April 13, 2011. On April 28, 2011, 12 Plaintiff filed a motion for a thirty-day extension of time to appeal, supported by a declaration in 13 which he says that he is only allowed to visit the prison law library once a month, and that for 14 only two hours. A notice of appeal is a very simple document, but even so at least one visit to 15 the law library might be necessary to find a form or research the required content. Good cause 16 having been shown, Plaintiff’s motion to extend the time to appeal (document number 86 on the 17 docket) is GRANTED. See Fed. R.App.P. 4(a)(5). The time to appeal is extended to June 13, 18 2011. 19 This Order terminates docket number 86. 20 IT IS SO ORDERED. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 DATED: 5/4/11 _______________________________ SAUNDRA BROWN ARMSTRONG United States District Judge 1 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 4 DERRICK SIMS, Case Number: CV08-01691 SBA 5 Plaintiff, CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE 6 v. 7 MICHAEL SAYRE et al, 8 Defendant. / 9 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 11 12 13 I, the undersigned, hereby certify that I am an employee in the Office of the Clerk, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. That on May 6, 2011, I SERVED a true and correct copy(ies) of the attached, by placing said 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 in the Clerk's office. 14 15 16 17 Derrick D. Sims J-20913 Pelican Bay State Prison 5905 Lake Earl Drive P.O. Box 7500 Crescent City, CA 95531 18 19 20 Dated: May 6, 2011 Richard W. Wieking, Clerk By: LISA R CLARK, Deputy Clerk 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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