Farris v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 7

ORDER. It is hereby ORDERED that the parties must discuss whether they are willing to consent, under 28 U.S.C. Section 636 ( c ), to conducting all further proceedings before the assigned Magistrate Judge. If both parties consent to proceed befo re the Magistrate Judge, counsel for the defendant must, by no later than May 21, 2021, file a letter with the Court, with an attached fully executed Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge form, the blank form for w hich is attached to this Order (and also available at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/file/forms/consentto-proceed-before-us-magistrate-judge). If the Court approves that form, all further proceedings will then be conducted before the assigned Magistrate Judge rather than before me. An information sheet on proceedings before magistrate judges is also attached to this Order. Any appeal would be taken directly to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. If either party does not co nsent to conducting all further proceedings before the assigned Magistrate Judge, defendant's counsel shall file a letter by no later than May 25, 2021 advising the Court that the parties do not consent, but without disclosing the identity of the party or parties who do not consent. The parties are free to withhold consent without negative consequences. So Ordered. (Signed by Judge Kenneth M. Karas on 4/25/21) (yv)

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UNITED STATES DISTRJCT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRJCT OF NEW YORK -----------------------------------------------------------------X Michelle H. Farris, Plaintiff, ORDER -against21 CV 3346 (KMK) Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. -----------------------------------------------------------------X By Order dated April 25, 2021 , the Court referred this case to Magistrate Judge for a Report and Recommendation. To conserve resources, to promote judicial efficiency, and in an effort to achieve a faster disposition of this matter, it is hereby ORDERED that the parties must discuss whether they are willing to consent, under 28 U.S.C. Section 636 ( c ), to conducting all further proceedings before the assigned Magistrate Judge. If both parties consent to proceed before the Magistrate Judge, counsel for the defendant must, by no later than May 21, 2021, file a letter with the Court, with an attached fully executed Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge form, the blank form for which is attached to this Order (and also available at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/file/forms/consentto-proceed-before-us-magistrate-judge). If the Court approves that form, all further proceedings will then be conducted before the assigned Magistrate Judge rather than before me. An information sheet on proceedings before magistrate judges is also attached to this Order. Any appeal would be taken directly to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. If either party does not consent to conducting all further proceedings before the assigned Magistrate Judge, defendant's counsel shall file a letter by no later than May 25, 2021 advising the Court that the parties do not consent, but without disclosing the identity of the party or parties who do not consent. The parties are free to withhold consent without negative consequences. Dated: April 25, 2021 White Plains, New York AO 8~,IBev. 02117) Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT for the Southern District of New York Plaintiff ~~ :~ jf;:c1cJl ) ) ) ) ) Civil Action No. NOTICE, CONSENT, AND REFERENCE OF A CML ACTION TO A MAGISTRATE JUDGE Notice of a magistrate judge's availability. A United States magistrate judge of this court is available to conduct all proceedings in this civil action (including a jury or nonjury trial) and to order the entry of a final judgment. The judgment may then be appealed directly to the United States court of appeals like any other judgment of this court. A magistrate judge may exercise this authority only if all parties voluntarily consent. You may consent to have your case referred to a magistrate judge, or you may withhold your consent without adverse substantive consequences. The name of any party withholding consent will not be revealed to any judge who may otherwise be involved with your case. Consent to a magistrate judge 's authority. The following parties consent to have a United States magistrate judge conduct all proceedings in this case including trial, the entry of fmaljudgment, and all post-trial proceedings. Printed names ofparties and attorneys Signatures ofparties or attorneys Dates Reference Order IT IS ORDERED: This case is referred to a United States magistrate judge to conduct all proceedings and order the entry of a fmaljudgment in accordance with 28 U.S .C. ยง 636(c) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 73 . Date: District Judge 's signature Printed name and title Note: Return this form to the clerk of court only if you are consenting to the exercise of jurisdiction bi' a United States magistrate judge. Do not return this form to a judge.

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