Cyrus Mark SANAI, an individual, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. D. Joshua STAUB, an individual; et al., Defendants-Appellees.
Decided: April 13, 2020
Before: TASHIMA, BYBEE, and WATFORD, Circuit Judges.
Cyrus Mark Sanai, Pro Se
Attorney Cyrus Mark Sanai appeals pro se from the district court's judgment dismissing his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging constitutional claims. We have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291. We review for an abuse of discretion the district court's dismissal for failure to prosecute. Al-Torki v. Kaempen, 78 F.3d 1381, 1384 (9th Cir. 1996). We affirm.
The district court did not abuse its discretion by dismissing Sanai's action because Sanai failed to file proof of timely service of the complaint on all defendants after being warned that failure to do so would result in dismissal. See id. (discussing factors to be considered before dismissing an action for failure to prosecute).
The district court did not abuse its discretion by denying Sanai's post-judgment motion to vacate or amend the judgment because Sanai failed to demonstrate any basis for such relief. See Sch. Dist. No. 1J, Multnomah Cty., Or. v. ACandS, Inc., 5 F.3d 1255, 1262-63 (9th Cir. 1993) (standard of review and grounds for relief under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 59(e) or 60(b)).
Because we affirm the district court's dismissal of Sanai's action for failure to prosecute, we do not consider his challenges to the district court's interlocutory orders regarding recusal and judicial disclosure. See Al-Torki, 78 F.3d at 1386 (“[I]nterlocutory orders, generally appealable after final judgment, are not appealable after a dismissal for failure to prosecute, whether the failure to prosecute is purposeful or is a result of negligence or mistake.” (citation and internal quotation marks omitted)).
Each judge on this panel declined the request to recuse.
All pending motions and requests are denied.
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