Rubenstein v. Bauman et al (MAG+)
OPINION. Signed by Honorable Myron H. Thompson on 9/18/08. (Attachments: # 1 appeals checklist)(vma, )
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, SOUTHERN DIVISION
KATHRYN BAUMAN RUBENSTEIN, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) BETTY JO BAUMAN, et al., ) ) Defendants. ) OPINION
CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:07cv798-MHT (WO)
This lawsuit is again before the court, this time on how much plaintiff Kathryn Bauman Rubenstein should pay as a sanction pursuant to Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. sanction of $ The magistrate judge has recommended a 700.00. While it appears that the
defendants incurred attorney's fees and expenses of over $ 21,000.00, the court believes that the magistrate
judge's suggested sanction of $700.00 is adequate for Rule 11 purposes-especially in light of Rubenstein's limited income. Accordingly, the magistrate judge's
objections will be overruled. An appropriate judgment will be entered. DONE, this the 18th day of September, 2008.
/s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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