IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 28, 2008
KEVIN KING, PLAINTIFF,
CALIFORNIA DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Arthur L. Alarcón United States Circuit Judge Sitting by Designation
On July 22, 2008, Plaintiff King filed a request for this Court to appoint him counsel. (doc. 99). Counsel may be appointed where the interests of justice so require. No absolute right to counsel exists, however, in civil rights actions.
This Court is not persuaded that an appointment of counsel is required. Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff's request for an appointment of counsel be denied.
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