IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
April 27, 2009
SCOTT N. JOHNSON, PLAINTIFF,
T&S BUSINESS CORPORATION, D/B/A IHOP #649; KANTILA J. MADHVANI; DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. United States District Judge
The parties' Joint Status Report filed April 9, 2009, states that "Plaintiff consents to having this case tried before a magistrate judge" and "Defendants believe this matter would be appropriately tried before a magistrate judge pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(c)."
Therefore, if the Magistrate Judge accepts the referral, this action is reassigned to the Magistrate Judge on the date this Order is filed. See Local Rule 73-305(b) (prescribing "notwithstanding the consent of all parties, the [United States District] Judge or Magistrate Judge may reject the referral.").
ACCEPTANCE OF REFERRAL
Pursuant to the parties' consent and the approval of the United States District Judge, I accept reassignment of this action for all further proceedings, including entry of final judgment. All documents hereafter filed shall be denominated as 2:09-cv-0180-DAD.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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