Adelson v. Ocwen Financial Corporation, et al

Filing 90

ORDER DENYING 89 MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages and STRIKING 88 Plaintiff's Objections. (Objections to Report & Recommendation due by 3/13/2017; Response, if any, due by 3/20/2017) Signed by District Judge Terrence G. Berg. (AChu)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION WENDY ADELSON, Plaintiff, Case No. 07-13142 HON. TERRENCE G. BERG HON. MONA K. MAJZOUB v. OCWEN FINANCIAL CORPORATION, et al., Defendants. / ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE EXCESS PAGES (Dkt. 89) AND STRIKING PLAINTIFF’S OBJECTIONS (Dkt. 88) On February 16, 2017 Magistrate Judge Mona Majzoub issued a twenty-five page Report and Recommendation in this case. (Dkt. 86). On March 2, 2017, Plaintiff filed Objections to this Report and Recommendation (Dkt. 88); Plaintiff’s Objections consist of forty-four pages of argument. Plaintiff also filed a Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages (Dkt. 89) on March 2, 2017, after she filed her Objections. The Eastern District of Michigan’s Local Rule 72.1(d)(5) provides, “LR [local rule] 7.1 governs the form of objections, responses, and replies.” Local Rule 7.1, in turn, provides, “the text of a brief [. . .], including footnotes and signatures, may not exceed 25 pages.” Pursuant to Local Rules 72.1(d)(5) and 7.1, Plaintiff’s Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages (Dkt. 89)—which was itself filed only after Plaintiff filed her Objections in excess of the page limitations—is DENIED and Plaintiff’s fortyfour page set of Objections (Dkt. 88) is STRICKEN. Plaintiff is hereby granted until Monday, March 13, 2017 to file any Objections in compliance with the page limitations of Local Rule 7.1. If Plaintiff does not file her Objections by March 13, 2017, such Objections will be deemed waived. Defendants are granted until Monday, March 20, 2017 to file any responses. SO ORDERED. s/Terrence G. Berg TERRENCE G. BERG UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dated: March 8, 2017 Certificate of Service I hereby certify that this Order was electronically submitted on March 8, 2017, using the CM/ECF system, which will send notification to each party. By: s/A. Chubb Case Manager 2  

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