Farmer v. City of Greenwood, Mississippi

Filing 132

ORDER striking 131 MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT. Signed by District Judge Debra M. Brown on 1/19/23. (jla)

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Case: 4:22-cv-00011-DMB-JMV Doc #: 132 Filed: 01/19/23 1 of 1 PageID #: 1561 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI GREENVILLE DIVISION ASHLEY BROCK FARMER PLAINTIFF V. NO. 4:22-CV-11-DMB-JMV GREENWOOD TOURISM COMMISSION, d/b/a Greenwood Convention and Visitors Bureau; and CITY OF GREENWOOD, MISSISSIPPI DEFENDANTS ORDER On December 2, 2022, the Greenwood Tourism Commission filed a motion for summary judgment on all of Ashley Brock Farmer’s claims against it. Doc. #117. In accordance with the Local Rules, the Commission filed a supporting memorandum brief, which is twenty-five pages long, excluding the certificate of service. Doc. #120. After Farmer responded, the Commission filed a rebuttal memorandum, containing twelve substantive pages. Doc. #131. These filings together violate Local Rule 7(b)(5), which provides that a “[m]ovant’s original and rebuttal memorandum briefs together may not exceed a total of thirty-five pages.” Accordingly, the Commission’s rebuttal memorandum [131] is STRICKEN. Within seven (7) days of this order, the Commission may refile its rebuttal memorandum in accordance with the Local Rules.1 SO ORDERED, this 19th day of January, 2023. /s/Debra M. Brown UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 1 No additional arguments may be included in the refiled memorandum.

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