The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Stephen G. Larson, United States District Judge
PROCEEDINGS: (IN CHAMBERS)
CASE MANAGEMENT NOTICE SETTING DEADLINE FOR RESPONSE TO ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
The action herein was filed on July 9, 2008 . Since that date, based upon the review of the docket in this action, the Court is unaware of any action having been undertaken in this matter. Moreover, no answer has been filed or other responsive pleading, and the plaintiff has not filed its written proof of service(s) in this matter.
The Court, on its own motion, hereby ORDERS plaintiff(s) to show cause in writing no later than January 13, 2009, why this action should not be dismissed for lack of prosecution as toall
Absent a showing of good cause, an action shall be dismissed if the summons and complaint have not been served upon all defendants within 120 days after the filing of the complaint. Fed.R.Civ.P.4(m). The Court may dismiss the action prior to the expiration of such time, however, if plaintiff(s) has/have not diligently prosecuted the action.
It is plaintiff's responsibility to respond promptly to all orders and to prosecute the action diligently, including filing proofs of service. All stipulations affecting the progress of the case must be approved by the Court. Local Rule 7-1 and L.R. 52-9.
No oral argument of this matter will be heard unless ordered by the Court. The Order will stand submitted upon the filing of a responsive pleading or motion on or before the date upon which a response by plaintiff(s) is due.
Judge Larson's E-Filing Memorandum Attachment
Counsel shall e-file all civil and criminal filings for Judge Larson pursuant to General Order 08-02, filed on superseding General Order No. 07-08). Although the procedure is set forth in great detail in General
Order 08-02, generally, the procedure consists of the ...