Nesmith v. Bonner et al
ORDER giving the parties six months in which to complete discovery and seven months to file any dispositive motions. Discovery due by 6/15/2012, Motions due by 7/15/2011. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney on 12/15/11. (kpr)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CPL. BONNER, et al.
INITIAL SCHEDULING ORDER
Defendants have filed their Answer to Plaintiff’s Complaint. The Court will give the parties
six months to complete discovery and seven months (30 days after the close of discovery) to file any
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the parties shall complete discovery on or before June
15, 2012, and file any dispositive motions on or before July 15, 2012.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2011.
JEROME T. KEARNEY
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
This means that the parties must send their final discovery requests to the opposing side so
that they have the full amount of time, as provided by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, to
respond before the discovery deadline expires. For instance, Fed. R. Civ. P. 33(b)(2) states that a
party has 30 days to respond to interrogatories. Thus, the parties must send their final interrogatories
to the opposing side at least 30 days before the expiration of the discovery deadline
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