UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 15, 2009
FATEEM L. JACKSON, PLAINTIFF,
CDCR EMPLOYEES, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sandra M. Snyder United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER REQUIRING PLAINTIFF TO SHOW CAUSE WHY ACTION SHOULD NOT BE DISMISSED, WITH PREJUDICE, FOR FAILURE TO PROSECUTE (Doc. 20)
Plaintiff Fateem L. Jackson is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On March 12, 2009, the Court issued an order requiring Plaintiff to fill out and return summonses and USM-285 forms within thirty days so that service of process could be initiated. The Court's order was returned by the United States Postal Service with a notation that Plaintiff refused his mail.
Based on Plaintiff's apparent refusal to accept his mail, Plaintiff is HEREBY ORDERED to show cause, within thirty (30) days, why this action should not be dismissed, with prejudice, for failure to prosecute. If Plaintiff is no longer interested in pursuing this action, he may file a notice of voluntary dismissal, which will result in dismissal without prejudice. Fed. R. Civ. P. 41. Plaintiff is warned that if he fails to file a response to this order, this action will be dismissed, with prejudice.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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