Williams v. Unknown

Filing 7

ORDER OF DISMISSAL. Signed by Judge Lucy H. Koh on 3/11/13. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(mpb, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/12/2013)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 STEVEN GREGORY WILLIAMS, 11 12 Plaintiff, v. 13 UNKNOWN, 14 Defendant. 15 16 ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. C 13-0528 LHK (PR) ORDER OF DISMISSAL On February 6, 2013, Plaintiff, a California state prisoner, filed a letter with the Court, 17 which initiated these proceedings. (Doc. No. 1.) On February 19, 2013, Plaintiff filed a motion 18 to dismiss without prejudice. (Doc. No. 5.) 19 Plaintiff may voluntarily dismiss his complaint with or without order of this Court. See 20 Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(1)(A), (a)(2). Because no opposing party has been served, Plaintiff’s letter 21 requesting to dismiss these proceedings is construed as a “notice of dismissal,” and requires no 22 order from the Court. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(1)(A)(I). Accordingly, this action is 23 DISMISSED. The Clerk of the Court shall terminate all pending motions and deadlines and 24 close the file. The Clerk is also directed to send an electronic copy of Plaintiff’s original letter 25 (Doc. No. 1), and a copy of this order to the courtroom deputy of Judge Thelton Henderson. 26 27 IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED: 3/11/13 LUCY H. KOH United States District Judge 28 Order of Dismissal G:\PRO-SE\SJ.LHK\CR.13\Williams528VolDis.wpd

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