UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 11, 2008
WILLIAM FISCHER, PLAINTIFF,
FRESNO CO. SHERIFF DEPT., ET AL., DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gary S. Austin United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO COMPEL DISCOVERY (Doc. 14.)
Plaintiff William Fischer ("plaintiff") is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Plaintiff filed this action on August 18, 2006. (Doc. 1.) On May 22, 2008, plaintiff filed a motion for the court to compel defendants to produce documents in response to plaintiff's requests. (Doc. 14.)
Plaintiff is hereby advised that the time for discovery in this action has not commenced. The court shall establish a discovery schedule at a later date by issuing a scheduling order which shall be served upon all parties to this action.*fn1 Until then, plaintiff shall not pursue discovery in this action, and defendants may disregard any pending discovery requests which have been served upon them by plaintiff.
Based on the foregoing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT plaintiff's motion to compel discovery is DENIED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.