UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
June 6, 2012
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME, PLAINTIFF,
UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, AND MAJ. GEN. MEREDITH W.B. TEMPLE, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY, DEFENDANTS.
FRIENDS OF THE RIVER, A NON- PROFIT CORPORATION, DEFENDERS OF WILDLIFE, A NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, AND CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, A NON- PROFIT CORPORATION, PLAINTIFFS,
UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: John A. Mendez United States District Court Judge
RELATED CASE ORDER
Examination of the above-entitled actions reveals that these actions are related within the meaning of Local Rule 123 (E.D. Cal. 2005). Accordingly, the assignment of the matters to the same judge ted with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com and magistrate judge is likely to affect a substantial savings of judicial effort and is also likely to be convenient for the parties.
The parties should be aware that relating the cases under Local Rule 123 merely has the result that these actions are assigned to the same judge and magistrate judge; no consolidation of the actions is effected.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the Magistrate Judge assignment in the action denominated 2:12-CV-01396 JAM-EFB be reassigned to Magistrate Judge John F. Moulds for all further proceedings. Henceforth, the caption on documents filed in the reassigned case shall be shown as 12-CV-01396 JAM-JFM.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
John A. Mendez
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