Doe v. City and County of San Francisco et al

Filing 47

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE. Show Cause Response due by 8/11/2017. Signed by Judge Kandis A. Westmore on 7/26/2017. (kawlc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/26/2017)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 JOHN DOE, Case No. 16-cv-06950-KAW Plaintiff, 8 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE v. 9 10 CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO, et al., 11 United States District Court Northern District of California Defendants. 12 On July 25, 2017, the Court held a case management conference, at which Plaintiff John 13 14 Doe failed to appear. (Dkt. No. 46.) At the conference, Defendants informed the Court that 15 Plaintiff failed to attend his deposition on July 21, 2017, despite the Court's July 7, 2017 order 16 requiring Plaintiff's attendance.1 (Dkt. No. 43 at 1.) Accordingly, Plaintiff is ORDERED TO SHOW CAUSE, in writing, by no later than 17 18 August 11, 2017, why the case should not be dismissed for failure to prosecute. In the alternative, 19 as Plaintiff has indicated to both the Court and Defendants that he intends to dismiss the case, 20 Plaintiff may file a voluntary dismissal of the suit on or before August 4, 2017 to avoid dismissal 21 and/or the imposition of sanctions. If Plaintiff files a voluntary dismissal, he need not also 22 respond to the order to show cause. IT IS SO ORDERED. 23 24 Dated: July 26, 2017 __________________________________ KANDIS A. WESTMORE United States Magistrate Judge 25 26 27 1 28 The Court also warned Plaintiff that "his failure to attend his deposition may result in sanctions, including the dismissal of his case." (Dkt. No. 43 at 1.)

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