Tucker et al v. Organon USA, Inc. et al

Filing 18

ORDER STRIKINGe 17 MOTION to Remand filed by Michelle Hetherington, Deidra Gravina, Jessica Leaman, Donna Smith, Brittany Rudolph, Wendy Buchwald, Patricia Dellaripa, Shannon Young, Myki Hyatt, Michelle Wester, Christy Allen, Shannon Vargo, Jennifer Babers, Brandi Tucker, Toumae Best. Signed by Judge ARMSTRONG on 3/11/13. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/12/2013)

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1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 OAKLAND DIVISION 4 5 BRANDI TUCKER, et al., Plaintiffs, 6 7 vs. Case No: C 13-0728 SBA ORDER STRIKING BRIEF Dkt. 17 8 ORGANON USA, INC., 9 Defendants. 10 11 12 Plaintiffs have filed an eighteen-page motion to remand. Dkt. 17. Under this Court’s 13 Standing Orders, the maximum page limit for motions and oppositions thereto is fifteen 14 pages. Dkt. 9 at 5. The Standing Orders further state that any brief filed “in an improper 15 manner or form shall not be received or considered by the Court.” Id.; see Swanson v. U.S. 16 Forest Serv., 87 F.3d 339, 345 (9th Cir. 1996) (courts have discretion to strike oversized 17 briefs). Accordingly, 18 IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT Plaintiffs’ motion (Dkt. 17) is STRICKEN from 19 the record. Plaintiffs shall have until March 15, 2013 to refile their motion in conformity 20 with the Court’s Standing Orders. Plaintiffs shall re-notice their motion in accordance with 21 Civil Local Rule 7-2. 22 23 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: March 11, 2013 24 25 26 27 28 N:\K….\Civil\13-0728 - Tucker - Order Striking Brief.docx ______________________________ SAUNDRA BROWN ARMSTRONG United States District Judge

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