UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 1, 2011
SHAULTON J. MITCHELL,
HERNANDEZ, ET AL.,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dennis L. United States Magistrate Judge
Dispositive motion deadline: 02/28/2011
ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO MODIFY SCHEDULING ORDER (DOC. 77)
Plaintiff Shaulton J. Mitchell ("Plaintiff") is a prisoner in the custody of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation ("CDCR"). Plaintiff is 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 Bustos, Compelube, Gutierrez, Jung-Hernandez, Sloss, and Aguayo.*fn1
Pending before the Court is Defendants' motion to modify the scheduling order. Defendants request that the dispositive motion deadline, currently set for January 31, 2011, be extended to February 28, 2011.
Defendants' counsel contends that he needs additional time due to numerous matters with pressing deadlines that could not be moved. Defs.' Mot., Jeffrey Steele Decl., Doc. 77. Modification of the scheduling order requires a showing of good cause. Fed. R. Civ. P. 16(b)(4). The Court finds sufficient good cause has been presented by Defendants.
Accordingly, it is HEREBY ORDERED that Defendants' motion for modification of the scheduling order, filed January 27, 2011, is GRANTED. The dispositive motion deadline is February 28, 2011.
IT IS SO ORDERED.