IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 17, 2009
STEVEN A. MARTIN, PLAINTIFF,
L. VILES, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding pro se with a civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. This matter is presently set for jury trial on March 31, 2009. On January 14, 2009, plaintiff filed a request for a court order requiring defendants to provide the first names and present locations of plaintiff's trial witnesses, other than inmate Ramon Shields, so that plaintiff may provide to the United States Marshal completed subpoenas and money orders for the attendance of said witnesses at trial.*fn1 Defendants oppose the request. After review of the request and the opposition thereto, and good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Plaintiff's January 14, 2009 motion is granted;
2. Within thirty days from the date of this order, defendants shall take all steps necessary to provide to plaintiff the complete names and present or last known locations of plaintiff's twelve correctional staff witnesses so that plaintiff may complete subpoenas and money orders for the attendance of said witnesses at trial.
3. Jury trial is continued from March 31, 2009 to June 16, 2009 at 10:30 AM before the undersigned in Courtroom 4.