UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 25, 2009
LAFAYETTE CADE, PLAINTIFF,
JEANNE WOODFORD, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gary S. Austin United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS' REQUEST FOR RELIEF FROM RESPONDING TO THE COMPLAINT, AND FOR A THIRTY-DAY EXTENSION OF TIME TO RESPOND TO THE COMPLAINT, TO COMMENCE UPON ISSUANCE OF SCREENING ORDER
Plaintiff Lafayette Cade ("Plaintiff") is a state prisoner proceeding pro se in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and California tort law. Defendants Duran, Hoffman, Tinajero, Mendenhall, Mattingly, Kevorkian, Chalabian, Yates, Spearman, Trimble, Brazelton, Shannon, Woodford, Corley, Steele, Smith, Kuhn, Nelson, Galindo, and Pleasant Valley State Prison ("Defendants") removed this action from Fresno County Superior Court on March 19, 2009. 28 U.S.C. § 1441(b). Defendants request to be relieved of their obligation to respond to the complaint pending screening by the Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915A. Fed. R. Civ. P. 81(c). Defendants seek a thirty-day extension of time to respond to the complaint, to commence upon issuance of the screening order.
Defendants' request is HEREBY GRANTED, and Defendants shall have thirty (30) days to file a response to the complaint, to commence upon issuance of the screening order.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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