UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 31, 2012
GREGORY LYNN NORWOOD,
MATTHEW L. CATE, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
ORDER STRIKING PLAINTIFF'S ADDITIONAL BRIEF AND DECLARATION (Doc. 54; Doc. 59)
Plaintiff Gregory Lynn Norwood ("Plaintiff") is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Doc. 10. On June 21, 2011, Defendants filed a motion for summary judgment. Doc. 45; Doc. 46. After an extension of time, on July 25, 2011, Plaintiff filed an opposition. Doc. 51. On August 11, 2011, without requesting permission from the Court, Plaintiff filed a supplemental brief to his original opposition. Doc. 54. On August 22, 2011, without requesting permission from the Court, Plaintiff filed a declaration in support of his original opposition to the motion for summary judgment. Doc. 59. Under the Local Rules or the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, parties do not have a right to file additional briefs or declarations without prior permission from the Court.
Therefore, Plaintiff's additional brief filed on August 11, 2011, and additional declaration filed August 22, 2011, are ORDERED STRICKEN from the record. Do. 54; Doc. 59.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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