Blackman-Baham v. Zinke

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-01922

ORDER GRANTING LEAVE TO FILE SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEFS re {{8}} MOTION to Dismiss. Signed by Judge Jeffrey S. White on 2/1/16. (Additional attachment(s) added on 2/2/2016: # {{1}} Certificate/Proof of Service)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED D STATES D DISTRICT C COURT 5 NORTHER RN DISTRIC CT OF CALIIFORNIA 6 7 SH HEILA BLA ACKMAN-B BAHAM, Case No. 115-cv-019222-JSW Plaintiff, 8 ORDER GGRANTING G LEAVE T TO FILE v. SUPPLEMMENTAL BRIEFS RE MOTION 9 TO DISMIISS 10 SA ALLY JEWE ELL, Re: Dkt. N No. 8 Defendant.. 11 12 On July y 10, 2015, Defendant D Saally Jewell, Secretary, D Department oof Interior (""Defendant")) Northern District of California United States District Court 13 fileed a motion to t dismiss th he Complain nt filed by Pllaintiff Sheilla Blackmann-Baham ("P Plaintiff") 14 (Do ocket No. 8)). In the mottion, Defend dant contendded that Plainntiff's claims relating to her 15 term mination and d to alleged whistleblow wing are barrred by the dooctrine of ress judicata, also known 16 as claim c preclu usion. Plainttiff filed an opposition o too this motionn. In Defenddant's reply,, Defendant 17 con ntended that all of Plainttiff's claims,, not only heer terminatioon and whistlleblowing cllaims, are 18 barrred by res ju udicata. This contention n warrants a response. 19 Accord dingly, given n the record in i this case aand in the intterests of jusstice, the Coourt, sua 20 spo onte, HEREB BY GRANT TS Plaintiff th he opportunnity to file a ssupplementaal brief in ressponse to 21 Deefendant's co ontention thaat this entire case shouldd be dismisseed on the bassis of res juddicata. 22 Plaaintiff shall file f her supplemental briief on or befo fore Februaryy 22, 2016. If Plaintiff ffiles a 23 sup pplemental brief, b Defend dant may filee a supplemeental brief inn reply, on or before Marrch 2, 2016. 24 Neeither party'ss supplementtal brief may y exceed 10 pages. 25 IT IS SO S ORDER RED. 26 Daated: Februarry 1, 2016 27 JE EFFREY S. W WHITE 28 Unnited States D District Judgge