Jacobson v. Ketchikan Police Department et al

Filing 77

Order on Motion to Compel

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF ALASKA ANDREA JACOBSON, Plaintiff, vs. Case No. K03-0003 CV (RRB) KETCHIKAN POLICE DEPARTMENT; CITY OF KETCHIKAN, and Individually DAN ANSLINGER, Individually and as Police Chief; GRANT SIREVOG, individually and as Deputy and current Police Chief; KARL AMYLON, Individually and as Ketchikan City Manager, ORDER DENYING MOTION TO COMPEL Defendants. Before (“Plaintiff”) the with a Court is Conditional Plaintiff Motion for Andrea Order Jacobson Compelling Discovery (Docket No. 34). Plaintiff contends Defendants Ketchikan Police Department, et al., (“Defendants”) have not fully responded to five of her requests for production and have not provided adequate reasons for failing to do the same. Defendants oppose at Docket No. 60 and argue, primarily, that "[a]ll of the materials that are responsive to Plaintiff's request[s] have either been ORDER DENYING MOTION TO COMPEL - 1 K03-0003 CV (RRB) produced or are available for review at the [Ketchikan Police Department's] attorney's office." Clerk's Docket No. 60 at 3. Based upon the aforesaid, and because the Court concludes Plaintiff's Request for Production No. 31 is not "reasonably calculated to lead to discoverable information and disclosure of the information would [likely] violate the privacy rights of the officers, as well as violate the psychotherapist privilege, see Fed. R. Evid. 501," Clerk's Docket No. 60 at 6 (footnote omitted)(emphasis added), Plaintiff's Conditional Motion for Order Compelling Discovery (Docket No. 34) is hereby DENIED. ENTERED this 5th day of January, 2006. /s/ RALPH R. BEISTLINE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE ORDER DENYING MOTION TO COMPEL - 2 K03-0003 CV (RRB)

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