UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 18, 2012
RAMESHKUMAR GOVINDBHAI, ET AL.
ERIC HOLDER, ET AL.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Present: The Honorable James V. Selna
CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL
Karla J. Tunis Not Present
Deputy Clerk Court Reporter
Attorneys Present for Plaintiffs: Attorneys Present for Defendants:
Not Present Not Present
Proceedings: (In Chambers) ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE RE DISMISSAL
FOR LACK OF PROSECUTION
The Court, on its own motion, hereby ORDERS plaintiff(s) to show cause in writing no later than 28, 2012, why this action should not be dismissed for lack of prosecution. As an alternative to a written response by plaintiff(s), the Court will consider the filing of one of the following, as an appropriate response to this Order to Show Cause, on or before the above date:
Answer by the defendant(s) or plaintiff's request for entry of default.
Absent a showing of good cause, an action shall be dismissed if the summons and complaint have not been served upon all defendants within 120 days after the filing of the complaint. Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m) The Court may dismiss the action prior to the expiration of such time, however, if plaintiff(s) has/have not diligently prosecuted the action.
It is the plaintiff's responsibility to respond promptly to all orders and to prosecute the action diligently, including filing proofs of service and stipulations extending time under Rule 55 remedies promptly upon default of any defendant. All stipulations affecting the progress of the case must be approved by the Court. Local Rule 7-1
The Court hereby VACATES the Scheduling Conference, currently set for July 23, 2012, in this matter pending resolution of this Order to Show Cause.
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