UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
September 3, 2010
RONALD WARD, PLAINTIFF,
VOSS, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sandra M. Snyder United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER STRIKING PLAINTIFF'S ANSWER TO DEFENDANTS' REPLY ON MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT
Plaintiff Ronald Ward ("Plaintiff") is a civil detainee proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On June 25, 2010, Plaintiff filed an answer to Defendants' reply to his opposition to the Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc. 27), filed April 9, 2010, which is presently pending before this Court.
Neither the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure nor the Local Rules provides for an answer to a reply on a motion for summary judgment. Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(c) and 78; Local Rules 230 and 260.
Accordingly, Plaintiff's answer to Defendants' reply, filed June 25, 2010, is HEREBY ORDERED STRICKEN from the record.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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