UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
April 14, 2009
THON NGOT SANG, PLAINTIFF,
A. K. SCRIBNER, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dennis L. Beck United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER STRIKING DOCUMENT
Plaintiff Thon Ngot Sang ("Plaintiff") is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Defendants Scribner, Flores, Torres, Ybarra filed an answer to the first amended complaint on March 11, 2009. (Doc. 21). On April 13, 2009, Plaintiff filed a response/reply to the answer. (Doc. 28).
Neither the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure nor the Local Rules provides for a reply to an answer, absent an order from the court requiring one. Fed. R. Civ. P. 7(a). In this case, the court did not order a reply to the answer.
Accordingly, plaintiff's reply to defendant's answer, filed April 13, 2009, is HEREBY ORDERED STRICKEN from the record.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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