UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
September 7, 2011
MICHAEL S. ASTRUE, COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gary S. Austin United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER REGARDING THE PARTIES' STIPULATION REGARDING REPLY BRIEF FILED SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
On September 6, 2011, the parties filed a Stipulation to extend the time within which Plaintiff may file a reply brief, from September 6, 2011, to October 6, 2011. Plaintiff indicates that "[a]n attorney recently left the firm and more cases have been reassigned to Plaintiff's attorney" as a result. (Doc. 1.)
Despite the parties' stipulation to a thirty day extension of time, such a lengthy extension for a reply brief is not warranted. The time for filing a reply brief is fifteen days following the filing of Defendant's brief; thus, a proper extension of time would be a second fifteen-day period. Therefore, Plaintiff may have through September 21, 2011, within which to file a reply brief.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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