Ford v. City of Goodwater, Alabama et al
OPINION AND ORDER directing that defendant Jonathan Pitts's motion to strike (Doc. No. 29 ) is denied.. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 11/21/13. (scn, )
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION
BRIAN KEITH FORD,
CITY OF GOODWATER, JONATHAN )
PITTS, and GERALD WHETSTONE,)
CIVIL ACTION NO.
OPINION AND ORDER
Defendant Jonathan Pitts has filed a motion to strike
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(f) applies only to
impertinent, or scandalous matter.” Defendant’s motion to
“strike” evidence in a response to a motion for summary
judgement is not a request to strike material from a
Norman v. Southern Guar. Ins. Co., 191 F. Supp.
motion, the court will implicitly consider the motion to
strike as, instead, an objection to the evidence offered
See Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(c)(2) (“A party may
object that the material cited to support or dispute a
sifting through the evidence, as required by the summaryjudgment
Accordingly, it is ORDERED that defendant Jonathan
Pitts’s motion to strike (Doc. No. 29) is denied.
DONE, this the 21st day of November.
/s/ Myron H. Thompson
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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