UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 24, 2010
LAWTIS DONALD RHODEN, PLAINTIFF,
STEPHEN W. MAYBERG, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dennis L. Beck United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER REQUIRING DEFENDANTS TO RESPOND TO PLAINTIFF'S AMENDED MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION WITHIN FIFTEEN DAYS
Plaintiff Lawtis Donald Rhoden ("Plaintiff") is a civil detainee proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. This action is proceeding against Defendants Stephen W. Mayberg, Cynthia Radavsky, and Pam Ahlin. Pending before the Court is Plaintiff's amended motion for a TRO or preliminary injunction.*fn1
Plaintiff contends that he received a February 25, 2010 Memorandum regarding the confiscation of laptop computers as contraband, without affording Plaintiff a due process hearing to contest the confiscation. Plaintiff contends that this confiscation will occur no later than May 30, 2010. Defendants have not yet responded to Plaintiff's motion.
Accordingly, the Court HEREBY ORDERS that Defendants are to file a response to Plaintiff's amended motion for preliminary injunction within fifteen (15) days from the date of service of this order.
IT IS SO ORDERED.