King v. Whatcom County Deputies et al

Filing 42

ORDER granting Plaintiff's 41 Motion to Continue Deadlines. Plaintiff's Response to Defendants' 37 Motion for Summary Judgment is due 10/9/2017; Defendants' Reply due 10/13/2017. Plaintiff directed to notify the Court of any change of address within 10 days of the change. Signed by Hon. Brian A Tsuchida. **2 PAGE(S), PRINT ALL**(Robert King, Prisoner ID: 353170)(PM)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 6 7 8 ROBERT L. KING, Plaintiff, 9 10 11 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO CONTINUE DEADLINES v. LT. STACH, et al., Defendants. 12 13 CASE NO. C16-1420-JCC-BAT Pro se plaintiff Robert L. King submitted a “Motion for Continuation” on June 29, 2017. 14 Dkt. 41. The motion is unopposed. See generally Dkt. The Court GRANTS the motion as 15 described below. 16 Defendants moved the Court for summary judgment on June 21, 2017; the motion was 17 properly noted for July 14, 2017. Dkt. 37. On June 29, 2017, plaintiff sought a 90 day extension 18 because 1) he lost and/or misplaced property pertaining to this case in transport between the 19 Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla and Whatcom County Jail on June 7, 2017; and 2) 20 he has encountered difficulties accessing the law library due to conflicting mental health and 21 other appointments required before his impending release from custody. Dkt. 41. The Court 22 construes plaintiff’s motion as a motion to continue all pending deadlines. At the time plaintiff 23 filed his motion on June 29, 2017, the only pending deadlines were those arising from ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO CONTINUE DEADLINES - 1 1 defendants’ motion for summary judgment, imposed by Local Civil Rule 7(d). See Dkts. 22, 37; 2 LCR 7(d). Accordingly, the Court GRANTS plaintiff’s request for an extension and ORDERS 3 plaintiff to respond to defendants’ motion for summary judgment (Dkt. 37) no later than 4 Monday, October 9, 2017. Defendants may file their reply no later than October 13, 2017. 5 Plaintiff has indicated he will be eligible for release in the near future. Dkt. 41. The 6 Court reminds plaintiff he must notify the Court of any change of address or telephone number 7 within ten (10) days of the change. LCR 10(f). Additionally, if mail directed to a pro se plaintiff 8 is returned, and if the plaintiff fails to notify the court and opposing parties of his current 9 address, the Court may dismiss the action without prejudice. LCR 41(b)(2). 10 The Clerk shall provide a copy of this Order to plaintiff and to counsel of record. 11 DATED this 17th day of July, 2017. 12 A 13 BRIAN A. TSUCHIDA United States Magistrate Judge 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO CONTINUE DEADLINES - 2

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