Linn v. Mason
ORDER granting the parties until on or before August 10, 2012, in which to complete discovery and up to September 10, 2012, to file any dispositive motions. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney on 2/13/12. (kpr)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
INITIAL SCHEDULING ORDER
Defendant has filed his 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
August 10, 2012, and file any dispositive motions on or before September 10, 2012.
Dated this 13th day of February, 2012.
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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