UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT Northern District of California
April 12, 2011
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The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maria-Elena James Chief United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER DIRECTING DEFENDANT TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION 6 FORM
Pending before the Court is Defendant's pro hac vice application. Upon review of the record 10 in this action, the Court notes that Defendant has not filed a written consent to Magistrate Judge 11 James' jurisdiction. This civil case was randomly assigned to Magistrate Judge James for all 12 purposes including trial. In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), the magistrate judges of this district
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same manner as an appeal from any other judgment of a district court.
final judgment, upon the consent of the parties. An appeal from a judgment entered by Magistrate 15 Judge James may be taken directly to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the
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18 disposition. Accordingly, Defendant shall inform the Court whether it consents to Magistrate Judge 19 James' jurisdiction or requests reassignment to a United States District Judge for trial. A copy of
20 both the consent and declination forms may be obtained from the Northern District of California's 21 website at http://www.cand.uscourts.gov/. From the homepage, choose "Forms" and then "Civil 22 Forms." The consent/declination form shall be filed by April 26, 2011.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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