Harth v. Mississippi Department of Correction, et al

Filing 83

ORDER staying Discovery. Signed by Magistrate Judge Roy Percy on 1/10/22. (jla)

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Case: 4:20-cv-00047-RP Doc #: 83 Filed: 01/10/22 1 of 1 PageID #: 330 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI GREENVILLE DIVISION KENNETH DWAYNE HARTH, SR. VS. PLAINTIFF CIVIL ACTION NO.: 4:20-CV-00047-RP MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION, ET AL. DEFENDANTS ORDER STAYING CERTAIN PROCEEDINGS Plaintiff Kenneth Dwayne Harth, Sr. brought suit against Defendant Michael King. See Doc. No. 1. Defendant King has moved for judgment on the pleadings or, alternatively, for summary judgment, in part, on qualified immunity grounds. See Doc. Nos. 81-82. Under Rule 16(b)(3)(B) of the Uniform Local Rules of the United States District Courts for the Northern and the Southern Districts of Mississippi, “[f]iling a . . . motion asserting an immunity defense . . . stays … all discovery, pending the court’s ruling on the motion, including any appeal.” IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that discovery is stayed pending a ruling on Defendant King’s motion. SO ORDERED, this, the 10th day of January, 2022. /s/ Roy Percy UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE PD.36425540.1

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