Williams v. County of Alameda, The et al
ORDER STRIKING 19 Opposition/Response to Motion filed by Curtis D. Williams, Set/Reset Deadlines as to 19 Opposition/Response to Motion, 18 MOTION to Dismiss Amended Complaint. Responses due by 1/14/2013. Replies due by 1/21/2013.. Signed by Judge ARMSTRONG on 1/7/13. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/7/2013)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
7 CURTIS D. WILLIAMS, an individual,
Case No: C 12-02511 SBA
ORDER STRIKING PLAINTIFF'S
OVERSIZED OPPOSITION BRIEF
10 THE COUNTY OF ALAMEDA, KEVIN H.
ESTEP, THOMAS F. MADIGAN, MARIO
11 M. FELIX, BRIAN R. FERNANDEZ,
MICHAEL J. GIAMMALVO, MICAH
12 BENNETT, LUIS SANTAMARIA, , and
DOES 1-5 inclusive,
Plaintiff has filed a twenty-four page opposition to Defendants' motion to dismiss.
Dkt. 18. Under this Court's Standing Orders, the maximum page limit for motions and
oppositions thereto is fifteen pages. Dkt. 2 at 4. The Standing Orders further state that any
brief filed "in an improper manner or form shall not be received or considered by the
Court." Id.; see Swanson v. U.S. Forest Serv., 87 F.3d 339, 345 (9th Cir. 1996) (courts
have discretion to strike oversized briefs). Accordingly,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT Plaintiff's opposition brief (Dkt. 19) is
STRICKEN from the record. Plaintiff shall have until January 14, 2013 to refile his
opposition in conformity with the Court's Standing Orders. Defendants may file a revised
reply by no later than January 21, 2013.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
SAUNDRA BROWN ARMSTRONG
United States District Judge
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