UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 27, 2009
JAMES EDWARD ROBERTS, PLAINTIFF,
CORRECTIONAL OFFICER SALANO, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gary S. Austin United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER DENYING DISCOVERY MOTION AS PREMATURE (Doc. 31)
Plaintiff James Edward Roberts is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On May 26, 2009, Plaintiff filed a motion seeking the production of Defendant's personnel file.
Plaintiff's discovery motion is premature. Discovery will not commence until it is opened by court order following the filing of an answer. Plaintiff is directed to review the First Informational Order at paragraph 8.
Plaintiff's motion is HEREBY ORDERED DENIED as premature.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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