Lane v. Yohn et al
MINUTE ORDER denying as moot 10 Motion to Dismiss and granting 17 Motion for Leave to File Amended Complaint. By Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty on 10/31/2012.(klyon, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Civil Action No. 12-cv-02183-MSK-MEH
R.A. YOHN, Detective, and
THE CITY OF COLORADO SPRINGS,
Entered by Michael E. Hegarty, United States Magistrate Judge, on October 31, 2012.
Pending before the Court are Plaintiff’s Motion for Leave to File Amended Complaint [filed
October 29, 2012; docket #17] and Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss [filed October 9, 2012; docket
#10]. Fed. R. Civ. P. 15(a)(1)(B) provides that a party may amended its pleading once as matter of
course within 21 days after service of a motion under Rule 12(b). Plaintiff’s Motion, filed less than
21 days after service of Defendants’ Motion, is granted insofar as Plaintiff may amend his pleadings
as a matter of course. The Clerk of the Court is directed to enter Plaintiff’s Amended Complaint and
Jury Demand [docket #17-1] as filed.
In light of the amended pleading, Defendants’ Motion is denied as moot. See Franklin v.
Kansas Dep’t of Corr., 160 F. App'x 730, 734 (10th Cir. 2005) (“An amended complaint supersedes
the original complaint and renders the original complaint of no legal effect.”) (citing Miller v. Glanz,
948 F. 2d 1562, 1565 (10th Cir. 1991)). Defendants shall file an answer or other response in
accordance with all federal and local rules.
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