UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
January 7, 2011
SCOTT N. JOHNSON, PLAINTIFF,
MERIDIAN VIDEO PROPERTIES, INC., ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
ORDER FOR SANCTIONS
On December 10, 2010, counsel for defendant, David Tillotson, was ordered to show cause why he should not be sanctioned in the amount of $150.00 for failing to communicate with plaintiff on a joint status report in compliance with the court's Order Requiring a Joint Status Report. The court ordered counsel to file his response to the Order to Show Cause on or before December 30, 2010. As of today's date, a response to the Order to Show Cause, nor a joint status report have been filed with the court.
Therefore, the court makes the following orders:
1. Defendants' counsel is ordered to pay sanctions in the amount of $150.00 for his failure to file a response to the Order to Show Cause filed on December 10, 2010. Payment shall be in the form of a check made payable to the Clerk of the Court. The sum is to be paid not later than fourteen (14) days from the filing of this Order for Sanctions.
2. The Order to Show Cause hearing currently set for January 14, 2011 is hereby VACATED.
3. The Court will issue a Scheduling Order pursuant to Plaintiff's Status Report filed on December 3, 2010.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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