Toro v. Arnold Foods Company, Inc.
RULING granting 50 Motion for Reconsideration. The court vacates its grant of leave to proceed in forma pauperis in light of the dismissal of plaintiff's appeal by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Signed by Judge Janet C. Hall on 12/10/2009. (Simpson, T.)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF CONNECTICUT PEDRO OTAVO TORO, Plaintiff, v. ARNOLD FOODS COMPANY, INC. d/b/a GEORGE WESTON BAKERIES, INC., Defendant. : : : : : : : : : CIVIL ACTION NO. 3-07-cv-1356 (JCH)
DECEMBER 10, 2009
RULING RE: MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION (Doc. No. 50) On October 28, 2009, defendant, Arnold Foods Company, Inc., filed a Motion for Reconsideration of the court's October 20, 2009 Order allowing plaintiff, Pedro Otavo Toro, to proceed in forma pauperis. See Mot. for Reconsideration (Doc. No. 50). On November 19, 2009, Toro requested the appointment of pro bono counsel in this action, and further requested that the court allow an extension of time to reply to the Motion for Reconsideration. See Mot. for Extension of Time (Doc. No. 52). In a November 24 Ruling, this court held that, "although the appointment of counsel is not appropriate in this case because the plaintiff has not demonstrated his inability to obtain counsel, the court will nonetheless grant the plaintiff an extension until December 8, 2009 to respond to defendant's Motion for Reconsideration." November 24, 2009 Ruling (Doc. No. 53) at 2. Given that the court has provided Toro additional time to respond to the Motion for Reconsideration, and given that Toro has nonetheless failed to respond by the deadline this court set, the court determines that it is now appropriate to rule upon defendant's Motion for Reconsideration. The Motion for Reconsideration is granted. The court vacates its grant of leave
to proceed in forma pauperis in light of the dismissal of plaintiff's appeal by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. See Toro v. Arnold Foods Company, Inc., 09-1981-cv (2d. Cir. Oct. 9, 2009) (Doc. No. 23). SO ORDERED. Dated at Bridgeport, Connecticut this 10th day of December, 2009.
/s/ Janet C. Hall Janet C. Hall United States District Judge
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