UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 26, 2011
L. GONZALEZ, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sandra M. Snyder United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO FILE A LATE RESPONSE TO DEFENDANTS' UNDISPUTED FACTS AND STRIKING PLAINTIFF'S RESPONSE TO DISPUTED FACTS (ECF Nos. 73, 74)
Plaintiff Anthony Johnson ("Plaintiff") is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. This action is proceeding on the complaint filed July 21, 2009, against Defendants L. Gonzales*fn1 and A. Murrieta for excessive force in violation of the Eighth Amendment. (ECF No. 1.) On June 6, 2011, findings and recommendations issued recommending granting Defendants' motion for summary judgment and notifying the parties that objections were to be filed within thirty days. (ECF No. 70.) On July 8, 2011, Plaintiff filed a motion to file a late response to Defendant's undisputed facts in their motion for summary judgment and a response to Defendants disputed facts. Plaintiff had the opportunity to oppose Defendants' motion for summary judgment and did file an opposition. The Local Rules provide for a motion, an opposition, and a reply. Neither the Local Rules nor the Federal Rules provide the right to file a surreply, and the Court neither requested one nor granted a request on the behalf of Plaintiff to file one. Defendant's motion was deemed submitted upon the filing of the reply. Local Rule 230(m). The arguments of the parties have been considered and a findings and recommendation issued. Plaintiff is not now entitled to supplement his opposition to Defendants' motion for summary judgment.
Accordingly, Plaintiff's motion to file a late response to Defendants undisputed facts is HEREBY DENIED and the response to Defendants' undisputed facts is HEREBY STRICKEN from the record.
IT IS SO ORDERED.