IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
June 3, 2011
CARMELO RODRIGUEZ, PETITIONER,
KATHLEEN L. DICKINSON, ET AL., RESPONDENT. CARMELO RODRIGUEZ, PETITIONER,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gregory G. Hollows United States Magistrate Judge
RELATED CASE ORDER
Examination of the above-entitled actions reveals that these cases are related within the meaning of Local Rule 190(d), E.D. Cal. (2011). Both actions are brought pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254, and both challenge the 2008 decision by the California Board of Parole Hearings (BPH) finding him unsuitable for parole. In Case No. CIV S-11-1244 KJN P, petitioner has consented to the jurisdiction of a U.S. Magistrate Judge. Doc. 3.
The parties should be aware that relating the cases under Local Rule 190(d) merely has the result that the actions are assigned to the same judge; no consolidation of the actions is effected. Under the regular practice of this court, habeas cases involving the same "conviction" are assigned to the same judge.
Therefore, IT IS ORDERED that the action denominated as No. CIV S-11-1244 KJN P is reassigned to Magistrate Judge Gregory G. Hollows for all further proceedings. Henceforth, the caption on documents filed in the reassigned case shall be shown as No. CIV S-11-1244 GGH P.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court make appropriate adjustment in the assignment of civil cases to compensate for this reassignment.
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