IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
November 1, 2011
MARTIN SALCIDO, PLAINTIFF,
CONRAD AND RICE, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Kendall J. Newman United States Magistrate Judge
Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding without counsel. On October 20, 2011, defendant Conrad was directed to show cause, within twenty-one days, why default should not be entered. On November 1, 2011, counsel entered a notice of appearance on behalf of defendant Conrad, and defendant Conrad filed a response to the court's order to show cause. Defendant provided a declaration as to his inadvertent failure to timely file a responsive pleading, as well as to the facts underlying his defense to plaintiff's claims. Accordingly, the order to show cause is discharged, and defendant Conrad is directed to file a responsive pleading.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The October 20, 2011 order to show cause (dkt. no. 18) is discharged; and
2. Defendant Conrad shall file a responsive pleading within twenty-one days from the date of this order.
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