UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 7, 2011
J. PALMER, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sheila K. Oberto United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER STRIKING REPLY TO ANSWER (Doc. 36)
Plaintiff Floyd Scott, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, filed this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 on July 29, 2009. This action is proceeding against Defendants Palmer, Rivera, and Lopez for excessive force, in violation of the Eighth Amendment. On July 5, 2011, Plaintiff filed a reply to Defendants' answer.
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)(7). In this case, the Court did not order a reply to the answer. Accordingly, Plaintiff's reply to Defendants' answer, filed July 5, 2011, is HEREBY ORDERED STRICKEN from the record.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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