Searcy et al v. Macomb County Jail et al
ORDER STRIKING PLAINTIFF'S RESPONSE TO DEFENDANT'S ANSWER 267 . Signed by Magistrate Judge Elizabeth A. Stafford. (MarW)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTICT OF MICHIGAN
LAVELLE SEARCY, et al.,
Civil Action No.: 10-11242
Honorable Denise Page Hood
Magistrate Judge Elizabeth A. Stafford
MACOMB COUNTY JAIL,
ORDER STRIKING PLAINTIFF’S RESPONSE TO
DEFENDANTS’ ANSWER 
On March 30, 2015, plaintiff Lavelle Searcy filed a response to
Defendant’s answer to his complaint. . However, under the Federal
Rules of Civil Procedure, a response to an answer is “allowed” only “if the
court orders one.” Fed. R. Civ. P. 7(a)(7). The Court did not order Searcy
to respond to Defendant’s affirmative defenses. Therefore, the Court
STRIKES Searcy’s response to Defendant’s answer. .
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: March 31, 2015
s/Elizabeth A. Stafford
ELIZABETH A. STAFFORD
United States Magistrate Judge
NOTICE TO THE PARTIES REGARDING OBJECTIONS
The parties’ attention is drawn to Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(a), which
provides a period of fourteen (14) days from the date of receipt of a copy of
this order within which to file objections for consideration by the district
judge under 28 U.S. C. §636(b)(1).
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
The undersigned certifies that the foregoing document was served
upon counsel of record and any unrepresented parties via the Court’s ECF
System to their respective email or First Class U.S. mail addresses
disclosed on the Notice of Electronic Filing on March 31, 2015.
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