Jordan v. Morgan
ORDER granting 19 Defendant's Motion to Strike and directing the Clerk to strike 16 Plaintiff's Objection/Response to Defendant's Answer. Signed by Magistrate Judge Lawrence O Anderson on 6/27/11.(LSP)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA
Arizona Department of Corrections,)
Charles Ryan, CO III Moore, and CO II)
No. CV 10-1538-PHX-ROS (LOA)
This matter arises upon Defendant Morgan’s Motion to Strike. (Doc. 19) Defendant
17 Morgan moves to strike Plaintiff’s Objection/Response to Defendant’s Answer. (Doc. 16)
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Rule 7 lists proper pleadings. A reply to an answer is
19 permitted only if ordered by the Court. Fed. R. Civ. P. 7(a)(7) The Court has not ordered a
20 response to the Answer in this case. As such, Plaintiff’s reply is an improper pleading, and the
21 Court will grant Defendant’s Motion to Strike.
IT IS ORDERED GRANTING Defendant’s Motion to Strike, doc. 19, and directing the
24 Clerk of Court to strike Plaintiff’s Objection/Response to Defendant’s Answer, doc. 16.
DATED this 27th day of June, 2011.
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