UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
October 5, 2011
W. J. SULLIVAN, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gary S. Austin United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS'
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO DEPOSE
PLAINTIFF BY VIDEO CONFERENCE
Valentine Underwood ("Plaintiff") is a prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Plaintiff commenced this action on July 17, 2008. (Doc. 1.) The parties have consented to the jurisdiction of a Magistrate Judge within the meaning of 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), and on June 15, 2011, this case was reassigned to the undersigned for all further proceedings, including trial and entry of final judgment. (Doc. 102.) This action is now in the discovery phase. (Doc. 91.) On October 4, 2011, Defendants filed a motion seeking leave to depose Plaintiff by video conference. Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(4). (Doc. 113.)
Good cause having been shown, Defendants' motion is HEREBY GRANTED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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