Whiteside v. Social Security Administration
ORDER directing Plaintiff to file a brief identifying specific points for appeal by 4/18/2014. Plaintiff's failure to file a timely brief may result in dismissal for failure to prosecute. Signed by Magistrate Judge Joe J. Volpe on 3/7/2014. (ks)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting
Commissioner, Social Security
Defendant has filed an Answer and transcript of the administrative proceedings. Plaintiff
must file a brief on or before Friday, April 18, 2014. The brief must identify specific points for
appeal. Plaintiff’s failure to file a timely brief may result in dismissal for failure to
Defendant must file a brief within forty-two (42) days of the date Plaintiff’s brief is
served. Defendant’s brief must respond to the issues raised in Plaintiff’s brief and may include
additional relevant issues. Each party must serve a copy of their brief on the opposing party the
day of filing and file a certificate of service with the brief. Briefs should provide a history of the
administrative proceedings and statement of facts, and identify specific points for appeal together
with relevant law and argument. They should include citations of legal authority in support of
arguments made. These citations should include specific page references within the case where
the cited point is discussed. Briefs should also include citations to referenced portions of the
transcript supporting the party’s arguments.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 7th day of March, 2014.
JOE J. VOLPE
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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