Buckner v. West Tallahatchie School District et al
ORDER granting 48 Motion for Reconsideration. Signed by Magistrate Judge David A. Sanders on 9/8/21. (jla)
Case: 3:19-cv-00264-DMB-DAS Doc #: 54 Filed: 09/08/21 1 of 2 PageID #: 619
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI
MARK S. BUCKNER
CIVIL ACTION NO. 3:19-CV-264-DMB-DAS
WEST TALLAHATCHIE SCHOOL DISTRICT, et al.
The court has before it the plaintiff’s motion for reconsideration of the court’s order
extending the time for discovery and for the allowance of the redeposition of the plaintiff.
Having reviewed the defendants’ motion for an extension of discovery it appears that the parties
had agreed that the plaintiff could take the deposition of two additional witnesses. Though the
pro se plaintiff’s motion is not timely, it was not the intention of the court to prohibit these
additional depositions and the plaintiff could be prejudiced if not allowed to take these
The court finds that it should allow the taking of the depositions of Gloria Carter and
Tracey Mims, notwithstanding the expiration of the discovery deadline. These depositions shall
be done as expeditiously as possible within the next fourteen days. The court will not otherwise
extend the discovery or dispositive motion deadline. If the plaintiff desires additional time to
Case: 3:19-cv-00264-DMB-DAS Doc #: 54 Filed: 09/08/21 2 of 2 PageID #: 620
respond to the pending motion for summary judgment he must move for an extension of time
before the expiration of his time to respond, presently September 13, 2021.
SO ORDERED this the 8th day of September, 2021.
/s/ David A. Sanders
U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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