IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 13, 2013
RICHARD EMMETT WARD, SR., PETITIONER,
RICK HILL, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gregory G. Hollows United States Magistrate Judge
Examination of this action and the court's records reveals that the
petitioner has previously filed a petition for relief in the same
matter.*fn1 (No. 2:05-cv-0817 GEB CMK.)*fn2
Pursuant to Local Rule 190(d), the above-captioned action
will be reassigned to the Judge and Magistrate Judge who considered
the prior petition.
The parties should be aware that reassigning this action under Local Rule 190(d) merely has the result that the action is assigned to the Judge and Magistrate Judge who considered the prior petition; no consolidation of the actions is effected.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. This action is reassigned to Judge Garland E. Burrell, Jr. and Magistrate Judge Craig M. Kellison for all further proceedings; henceforth, the caption on documents filed in this action shall be shown as No. 2:13-cv-0009 GEB CMK; and
2. The Clerk of the Court shall make appropriate adjustment in the assignment of civil cases to compensate for this reassignment.