Darin et al v. McCormick et al
MEMORANDUM Opinion Signed by the Honorable Milton I. Shadur on 4/16/2013. (kj, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
RICHARD DARIN, et al.,
OFFICER S. McCORMICK, et al.,
13 C 2318
Although this action was filed on March 27, 2013, fully ten
days then passed without delivery of a paper copy of the
Complaint to this Court’s chambers (a delivery that this District
Court’s LR 5.2(f) requires to be made on the next business day
after the lawsuit is filed).
So on April 8 this Court issued a
short memorandum order directing that a copy be delivered
forthwith, together with a $100 check payable to the Clerk of
Court because of counsel’s violation of the LR.
Now more than a
week has gone by since then--still without compliance by
This Court cannot properly carry out its responsibilities in
cases assigned to its calendar unless the lawyers discharge their
There was no apparent justification for
counsel’s initial noncompliance with LR 5.2(f), and there is
surely no excuse for the most recent delay in compliance.
Because the lawyer is an electronic filer, he received
notification of the April 8 order when it was entered.
action is dismissed.
Milton I. Shadur
Senior United States District Judge
April 16, 2013
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