UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT Northern District of California
June 21, 2011
SOM D. GUPTA
CITY OF UNION CITY
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maria-Elena James Chief United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER DIRECTING PARTIES TO FILE CONSENT/DECLINATION FORM
Pending before the Court are Defendants' motion to dismiss and motions to strike. Upon 11 review of the record in this action, the Court notes that not all parties have filed written consents to 12 magistrate judge jurisdiction. This civil case was randomly assigned to the undersigned magistrate judge for all purposes including trial. In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), the magistrate judges in the same manner as an appeal from any other judgment of a district court. of this district court are designated to conduct any and all proceedings in a civil case, including trial 15 and entry of final judgment, upon the consent of the parties. An appeal from a judgment entered by D 16 a magistrate judge may be taken directly to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
You have the right to have your case assigned to a United States District Judge for trial and 19 disposition. Accordingly, the parties shall inform the Court whether they consent to magistrate
judge jurisdiction or request reassignment to a United States District Judge for trial. A copy of both 21 the consent and declination forms may be obtained from the Northern District of California's website 22 at http://www.cand.uscourts.gov/. From the homepage, choose "Forms" and then "Civil Forms." 23 The parties shall inform the Court of their decision by July 7, 2011.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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