Chen et al v. City of Redmond

Filing 16

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE why this matter (C16-1877JLR) should not be consolidated with Chen, et al. v. The City of Redmond, No. C17-0569JLR; Show Cause Response due by 7/10/2017, by Judge James L. Robart. (SWT) (cc: Plaintiff Naixiang Lian via USPS) (SWT)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 8 9 SUSAN CHEN, et al., 10 Plaintiffs, 11 CASE NO. C16-1877JLR ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE v. 12 NATALIE D’AMICO, 13 Defendant. 14 SUSAN CHEN, et al., 15 Plaintiffs, 16 v. 17 THE CITY OF REDMOND, Defendant. 18 19 20 // 21 // 22 // ORDER - 1 CASE NO. C17-0569JLR 1 On June 21, 2017, the Honorable Chief Judge Ricardo S. Martinez transferred 2 Chen, et al. v. The City of Redmond, No. C17-0569JLR (W.D. Wash.), to the undersigned 3 judge as related to this matter. See Chen, et al. v. The City of Redmond, 4 No. C17-0569JLR, Dkt. # 14 (W.D. Wash.). In both matters, Plaintiffs allege claims 5 under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 relating to a Child Protective Services investigation involving the 6 City of Redmond Police Department. (See SAC (Dkt. # 6)); Chen, No. C17-0569JLR, 7 Dkt. # 1 (Compl.). Accordingly, the court ORDERS Plaintiffs and Defendants to both 8 actions to show cause why this matter should not be consolidated with Chen, et al. v. The 9 City of Redmond, No. C17-0569JLR pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 42(a). 10 No later than Monday, July 10, 2017, the parties must file responses of no more than five 11 (5) pages each. Because Ms. Chen is now represented by counsel in this matter (see Am. 12 Order of Appt. (Dkt. # 15)), she may not file a response on her own behalf, Local Rules 13 W.D. Wash. LCR 83.2(b)(5) (“When a party is represented by an attorney of record in a 14 case, the party cannot appear or act on his or her own behalf in that case . . . .”). 15 Dated this 26th day of June, 2017. 16 17 A 18 JAMES L. ROBART United States District Judge 19 20 21 22 ORDER - 2

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