Hamlin v. Smith et al

Filing 95

ORDER DIRECTING REASSIGNMENT TO ANOTHER MAGISTRATE JUDGE. The Clerk of Court shall reassign this civil action by random draw to another magistrate judge, excluding both Magistrate Judge Watanabe and Magistrate Judge Tafoya, by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe on 10/27/2009. (wjc, )

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Civil Action No. 07-cv-01058-MJW-KMT JOJO HAMLIN, Plaintiff, v. CHERYL SMITH, CURTIS ROBINETTE, and, ALAN TRUJILLO, Defendant. ORDER DIRECTING REASSIGNMENT TO ANOTHER MAGISTRATE JUDGE MICHAEL J. WATANABE United States Magistrate Judge This case was referred to Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe pursuant to an Order Referring Case to Magistrate Judge Under 28 U.S.C. 636(c) issued by Judge Marcia S. Krieger on October 8, 2009. (Docket No. 91). Pursuant to D.C.Colo.LCivR 72.2(E), upon entry of such an order of reference, "the civil action will be reassigned to a magistrate judge by random draw, excluding the magistrate judge previously assigned." Here, Magistrate Judge Watanabe was the original magistrate judge assigned to this matter (see Docket No. 14). Furthermore, this court issued a report and recommendation in this case in November 2007. (See Docket No. 32). Consequently, although the case was subsequently reassigned to Magistrate Judge Tafoya following her appointment (Docket No. 36), under the circumstances presented 2 here, it is hereby ORDERED that the Clerk of Court shall reassign this civil action by random draw to another magistrate judge, excluding both Magistrate Judge Watanabe and Magistrate Judge Tafoya. Done this 27th day of October, 2009. BY THE COURT: s/ Michael J. Watanabe MICHAEL J. WATANABE United States Magistrate Judge

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