Smart et al v. City of Wichita, Kansas et al

Filing 147

ORDER granting 146 motion for order permitting the videotaped deposition of an inmate. Signed by Magistrate Judge James P. O'Hara on 9/15/2017. (amh)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS THE ESTATE OF MARQUEZ SMART BY RANDALL SMART & BRENDA BRYANT AS ADMINISTRATORS OF THE ESTATE OF MARQUEZ SMART, AND RANDALL SMART AND BRENDA BRYANT, AS HEIRS OF MARQUEZ SMART, DECEASED, Plaintiffs, vs. Case No. 14-CV-02111-EFM-JPO THE CITY OF WICHITA, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICERS LEE FROESE & AARON CHAFFEE IN THEIR INDIVIDUAL AND OFFICIAL CAPACITY, Defendants. ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS LEAVE OF COURT TO TAKE INMATE’S VIDEOTAPED DEPOSITION On this 15th day of September, 2017, the above-entitled matter comes before the Court for an Order Granting Permission to Take Videotaped Deposition of Inmate (ECF No. 146). Plaintiffs do not oppose the request. The Court finds that defendants City of Wichita and Officers Lee Froese and Aaron Chaffee, should be granted leave of Court to take the deposition of Tyriesha Smith at a time to be arranged with the Sedgwick County Detention Facility, and that the court reporter and videographer shall be allowed to bring the necessary equipment into the Sedgwick County Detention Facility to record the deposition. {T0451987} 1 IT IS SO ORDERED. s/ James P. O’Hara James P. O’Hara U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE PREPARED BY: /s/ J. Steven Pigg J. Steven Pigg #09213 FISHER, PATTERSON, SAYLER & SMITH, L.L.P. 3550 S.W. 5th Street Topeka, KS 66606 (785) 232-7761 / (785) 232-6604 – fax E-mail: Attorney for Defendants and JENNIFER L. MAGAÑA, #15519 City Attorney SHARON L. DICKGRAFE, #14071 Chief Deputy City Attorney City Hall-13th Floor 455 North Main Wichita, KS 67202 (316) 268-4681 / (316) 268-4335 – fax Email: Attorney for Defendant City of Wichita {T0451987} 2

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