The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. United States District Judge
The status (pretrial scheduling) conference scheduled for June 11, 2012, is vacated since the parties' Joint Status Report filed on May 29, 2012 ("JSR"), indicates that the following Order should issue.
SERVICE, JOINDER OF ADDITIONAL PARTIES, AMENDMENT No further service, joinder of parties or amendments to pleadings is permitted, except with leave of Court for good cause shown.
FILING OF ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD Plaintiff states in the JSR that she will lodge the administrative record with the Court by June 30, 2012. (JSR 6:27-7:1.)
Therefore, Plaintiff shall lodge the administrative record in accordance with Local Rule 138(b) on or before June 30, 2012.
The parties state in the JSR as follows:
Plaintiff anticipates conducting some limited discovery . . . as there was no right to discovery in the underlying due process administrative hearing. Plaintiff will seek the production of documents and information regarding D.A.'s education. . . . Plaintiff intends to request production of documents and to propound interrogatories and requests for admission. Defendants . . . submit that the [remaining] cause of action . . . (the first cause of action) must be decided on the underlying administrative record. Accordingly, [Defendants] will oppose any efforts by Plaintiff to undertake discovery or augment the administrative record.
. . . . [T]he parties propose the following briefing schedule regarding Plaintiff's issue that Plaintiff is entitled to conduct discovery and to augment the administrative record:
Plaintiff's Motion for Discovery and to Augment the Administrative Record June 30, 2012
Defendant's Opposition to
Plaintiff's Motion July 28, 2012
The parties' proposed briefing schedule is adopted. The referenced motions shall be noticed for hearing on August ...