Castillo v. Johnson et al

Filing 95

ORDER denying 94 Motion to Demand a Speedy Trial. Signed by Magistrate Judge Benjamin W. Cheesbro on 11/18/2020. (ca)

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Case 6:16-cv-00049-JRH-BWC Document 95 Filed 11/18/20 Page 1 of 2 FILED John E. Triplett, Acting Clerk United States District Court IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA STATESBORO DIVISION By CAsbell at 1:57 pm, Nov 18, 2020 WILLIAM NAVARRO CASTILLO, Plaintiff, CIVIL ACTION NO.: 6:16-cv-49 v. OFFICER CHRISTOPHER BRANTLEY, Defendant. ORDER This matter is before the Court on Plaintiff’s Motion to Demand a Speedy Trial. Doc. 94. For the following reasons, I DENY Plaintiff’s Motion. Plaintiff is suing Defendant under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Doc. 1. In Defendant Brantley’s Answers, he demands a jury trial. Docs. 49, 60. To date, the Court has conducted frivolity review, and ruled on a motion to dismiss and a motion for summary judgment. See Docs. 7, 59, 70. Following those rulings, Plaintiff’s claims for excessive force and deliberate indifference to serious medical needs remain pending. Doc. 72. Plaintiff states that over a year ago, he was informed during a telephone conference that a trial will be set for his case. Doc. 94 at 1. A telephone conference was held regarding his case in September 2019, during which the Court indicated there were no pending discovery issues and the case is ready for trial. Doc. 75. Since that time, however, Plaintiff has filed multiple motions with the Court seeking leave to amend, as well as several other notices, letters, and affidavits. Docs. 78–91, 93. This case will be set for Case 6:16-cv-00049-JRH-BWC Document 95 Filed 11/18/20 Page 2 of 2 trial in the ordinary course of business. Accordingly, I DENY Plaintiff’s Motion to Demand a Speedy Trial. SO ORDERED, this 18th day of November, 2020. ____________________________________ BENJAMIN W. CHEESBRO UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA 2

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