Smith et al v. Leichtman et al

Filing 27

ORDER 1) To Show Cause and 2) Setting Briefing Schedule. Signed by Judge Jeffrey S. White on 3/30/10. (jjo, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/30/2010)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA CHRISTINA SMITH, et al., Plaintiffs, v. LEVINE LEICHTMAN CAPITAL PARTNERS, INC., et al., Defendants. / ORDER (1) TO SHOW CAUSE AND (2) SETTING BRIEFING SCHEDULE No. C 10-00010 JSW United States District Court 11 For the Northern District of California 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 On March 29, 2010, the Defendant National Corrective Group, Inc. ("NCG") and Defendants Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, Inc. and Levine Leichtman Capital Partners III, L.P. (collectively, "LLCP") filed motions to dismiss that exceed the page limits allowed by this Court's Standing Order 6, which provides that "[a]ll briefs, whether in support of, in opposition to, or in reply to any motion, with the exception of summary judgment motions and claims construction briefs, may not exceed fifteen pages in length, exclusive of title pages, indices of cases, table of contents, exhibits, and summaries of argument, if required." Neither NCG nor LLCP sought leave of court to file an oversize brief. Accordingly, the NCG and LLCP are HEREBY ORDERED TO SHOW CAUSE in writing by no later than April 1, 2010 as to why their oversized briefs should be allowed and why the Court should not strike their motions for failure to comply with this Court's page limitations. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Defendants Michael Schreck and Brett Stohlton filed a motion to strike portions of Plaintiffs' first amended complaint and noticed it to be heard on June 4, 2010. The Court HEREBY ORDERS that any opposition to this motion shall be filed by no later than April13, 2010 and any reply brief shall be filed by no later than April 20, 2010. If the Court determines that the matter is suitable for resolution without oral argument, it will so advise the parties in advance of the hearing date. If the parties wish to modify this schedule, they may submit for the Court's consideration a stipulation and proposed order demonstrating good cause for any modification requested. IT IS SO ORDERED. United States District Court 11 For the Northern District of California Dated: March 30, 2010 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 JEFFREY S. WHITE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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