Ferguson v. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Filing 11

ORDER by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers granting #6 Motion for Permission for Electronic Case Filing. (Attachments: #1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(fs, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/3/2019)

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1 2 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 5 6 ROLLINGTON FERGUSON, Plaintiff, 7 10 ORDER GRANTING PERMISSION FOR ELECTRONIC FILING vs. 8 9 CASE NO. 19-cv-05262-YGR CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES, Re: Dkt. No. 6 Defendant. United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 Plaintiff Rollington Ferguson, appearing pro se, seeks permission of the Court to file 13 electronically. (Dkt. No. 6.) The Court has considered the Motion for Permission for Electronic 14 Case Filing. Finding that good cause exists, the Motion is GRANTED. 15 Plaintiff is directed to follow the instructions on the Court’s website regarding pro se 16 litigants’ registration for ECF and PACER. (See http://cand.uscourts.gov/ECF/proseregistration.) 17 After registering on ECF and PACER, plaintiff must file a notice of ECF registration that 18 plaintiff has made available an electronic mail address for service of papers electronically filed 19 on the docket. Upon filing of such notice, the Court will designate this action for the ECF 20 program. 21 Plaintiff must comply with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and all general orders 22 and local rules pertaining to electronic filing including General Order 45 which requires in part 23 that parties must provide the judge’s chambers with a paper copy of each document that is filed 24 electronically, marked “Chambers Copy.” By registering, plaintiff accept responsibility for all 25 technical requirements and computer-related tasks associated with participation in the ECF 26 program. 27 28 In light of his pro se status, plaintiff may wish to seek assistance from the Legal Help Center. Parties can make an appointment to speak with an attorney who can provide basic legal information and assistance. The Help Center does not see people on a “drop-in” basis, and will 1 not be able to represent parties in their cases. There is no charge for this service. To make an 2 appointment with the Legal Help Center, you may: (1) sign up in person on the appointment book 3 outside the Legal Help Center offices at the San Francisco Courthouse (15th Floor, Room 2796) or 4 Oakland Courthouse (Room 470S); (2) call 415-782-8982; or (3) email 5 federalprobonoproject@sfbar.org. The Help Center’s website is available at 6 https://cand.uscourts.gov/legal-help. 7 The District Court has produced a guide for self-represented/pro se litigants called Representing Yourself in Federal Court: A Handbook for Pro Se Litigants, which provides 9 instructions on how to proceed at every stage of a case, including discovery, motions, and trial. It 10 is available electronically online (http://cand.uscourts.gov/prosehandbook) or in hard copy, free of 11 United States District Court Northern District of California 8 charge, from the Clerk’s Office. 12 This Order terminates Docket Number 6. 13 IT IS SO ORDERED. 14 15 Dated: October 3, 2019 YVONNE GONZALEZ ROGERS UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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