UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 28, 2012
DAVID KYLE, ET AL.,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sheila K. Oberto United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER REQUIRING DEFENDANTS TO SHOW CAUSE WHY SANCTIONS SHOULD NOT BE IMPOSED AGAINST THEM FOR FAILURE TO OBEY A COURT ORDERTEN-DAY DEADLINE(Doc. 96)
Plaintiff Alfred Brown, a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis, filed this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 on November 15, 2004. This action is proceeding on Plaintiff's amended complaint, filed on October 23, 2006, against Defendants Kyle and Ruff for acting with deliberate indifference to Plaintiff's serious medical needs, in violation of the Eighth Amendment of the United States Constitution. Jury trial is scheduled for October 2, 2012.
On December 23, 2011, the Court issued an order requiring (1) the parties to meet and confer regarding the possibility of settlement and (2) Defendants to file a status report within sixty days. Defendants failed to comply with the filing deadline of February 24, 2012. Fed. R. Civ. P. 6.
Accordingly, Defendants SHALL show cause, within ten (10) days from the date of service of this order, why sanctions should not be imposed against them for failure to obey a court order.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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