UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 17, 2012
B. SANDERS, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Michael J. Seng United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER STRIKING PLAINTIFF'S REPLY IN SUPPORT OF MOTION FOR NEW TRIAL (ECF No. 75)
On February 24, 2009 Plaintiff Cedric Greene, a former state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis filed this action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claiming Defendants violated his Eighth Amendment rights by using excess force against him while he was in custody at the California Correctional Institutional in Tehachapi, California.
The matter came before the Court for trial and on April 10, 2012 the jury rendered a verdict for the Defendants (Special Verdict, ECF No. 68). The Court entered judgment thereon on April 16, 2012. (Judgment, ECF No. 71.)
On April 23, 2012 Plaintiff filed a Motion for New Trial. (Mot. New Trial, ECF No. 72.) On April 26, 2012 Defendants filed Opposition to Plaintiff's Motion for New Trial. (Opposition, ECF No. 73.) On May 7, 2012 the Court issued its Memorandum and Order Denying Plaintiff's Motion for New Trial. (Memorandum and Order, ECF No. 74.)
On May 14, 2012 Plaintiff filed the Reply in Support of Plaintiff's Motion for New Trial which is now before the Court. (Reply, ECF No. 75.)
Plaintiff's Reply is untimely. It was due not later than seven days following Defendants' April 26, 2012 service of their Opposition. Fed.R.Civ.P. 6; Local Rule 230.
Accordingly, the Reply shall be STRICKEN from the record as untimely.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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