UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
January 18, 2013
JOHN A. MARSHALL
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Jacqueline Chooljian, United States Magistrate Judge
CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL
Present: The Honorable Jacqueline Chooljian, United States Magistrate Judge
Hana Rashad None None Deputy Clerk Court Reporter / Recorder Tape No. Attorneys Present for Plaintiff: Attorneys Present for Defendant: none present none present Proceedings: (IN CHAMBERS) ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE RE DISMISSAL FOR LACK OF PROSECUTION
On July 30, 2012, this Court issued a Case Management Order which directed plaintiff, who is proceeding with the assistance of counsel, to file a motion for summary judgment or remand within (30) days of service of defendant's Answer. On October 15, 2012, defendant filed and electronically served defendant's Answer.
On November 27, 2012, this Court approved the parties' stipulation and extended plaintiff's deadline to file a motion for summary judgment or remand to Monday, December 17, 2012.
Although plaintiff's extended deadline to file a motion for summary judgment or remand expired more than a month ago, to date, plaintiff has failed to file a motion for summary judgment or remand as ordered. Nor has plaintiff filed another request for an extension of time to file such motion.
The Court, on its own motion, hereby orders plaintiff to show cause in writing no later than January 25, 2013, why this action should not be dismissed for lack of prosecution and/or based upon plaintiff's failure to comply with the November 27, 2012 Order. If the plaintiff wishes to proceed with this action, he must also file by no later than January 25, 2013, a motion for summary judgment or
Plaintiff is cautioned that failure to comply with this order and to file the above-referenced documents by January 25, 2013, will result in the dismissal of this action based on plaintiff's failure to comply with the court's order and/or failure to prosecute this action.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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