UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
April 26, 2010
TAREQ ABU FAYAD, PETITIONER,
NANCY ALCANTAR, ET.AL, RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dennis L. Beck United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER REQUIRING RESPONDENT TO INFORM THE COURT WHETHER RESPONDENT WILL CONSENT TO MAGISTRATE JUDGE JURISDICTION
Petitioner is detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") and is proceeding with a petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241. Petitioner is represented by Love Macione, Esq.
Respondent has not indicated whether she will consent to Magistrate Judge jurisdiction. At this time, Respondent shall be required to notify the Clerk of Court in writing whether or not Respondent will consent to the jurisdiction of the U.S. Magistrate Judge for all purposes pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §636(c), using the forms supplied by the Clerk.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to send Respondent a copy of the consent option form and the instructions for consent to Magistrate Judge Jurisdiction; and
2. Within seven (7) days of the date of service of this order, Respondent SHALL file with the Court a completed consent option form indicating consent or decline to Magistrate Judge Jurisdiction.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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