IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
September 17, 2008
MICHAEL J. COLLINS, PLAINTIFF,
KATHY MENDOZA-POWERS, JEANNE WOODORD, WILLIAM MCGUINNESS, M.D., SAMPATH KUMAR SURYADEVARA, M.D., S. MADRUGA, AND DOES 1 THROUGH 25, INCLUSIVE. DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin
ORDER REFERRING PENDING MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT TO ORDER VACATING SEPTEMBER 22, 2008 HEARING DATE
Plaintiff is a state prisoner who alleges that prison officials violated his civil rights pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Defendants have filed a motion for summary judgment that they noticed for hearing before the undersigned for September 22, 2008. The court finds that the pending motion should be referred to Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B) and Local Rule 72-302 for the entry for Findings and Recommendations.
Accordingly, it is HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The pending motion for summary judgment is REFERRED to Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin; and
2. The September 22, 2008 hearing before the undersigned is VACATED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Anthony W. Ishii CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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