Delta State University Foundation et al v. Global Synthetic Environmental, LLC et al
AMENDED ORDER STAYING CERTAIN PROCEEDINGS. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jane M. Virden on 10/3/17. (ncb)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI
DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION and
DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY
CAUSE NO. 4:17CV126-NBB-JMV
GLOBAL SYNTHETICS ENVIRONMENTAL, LLC
d/b/a/ GEOSURFACES and GEO-SURFACES
AMENDED ORDER STAYING CERTAIN PROCEEDINGS
This case comes before the Court pursuant to L.U.CIV.R. 16(b)(3)(B). The rule provides
[f]iling a motion to compel arbitration, or a motion asserting an immunity defense or
jurisdictional defense stays the attorney conference and disclosure requirements and all
discovery, pending the court’s ruling on the motion, including any appeal. Whether to permit
discovery on issues related to the motion and whether to permit any portion of the case to
proceed pending resolution of the motion are decisions committed to the discretion of the
court, upon a motion by any party seeking relief.
By Order  dated September 12, 2017, certain proceedings in this case were
stayed, pending a decision on Plaintiffs’ motion to remand, pursuant to L.U.CIV.R.
16(b)(1)(B). Plaintiffs have now filed a motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction .
Accordingly, it is ORDERED:
That the proceedings referenced in local rule 16(b)(3)(B) along with the case
management conference are also STAYED pending a decision on Plaintiff’s motion to dismiss
for lack of jurisdiction.
THIS, the 3rd day of October, 2017.
/s/ Jane M. Virden
U. S. Magistrate Judge
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