Knight v. Edelman et al

Filing 100

ORDER denying 98 Motion to Continue Trial. Ordered by Judge Karen E. Schreier. (Schreier, Karen)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA TYRELL KNIGHT, Plaintiff, vs. RAYMON D EDELMAN, sued in both his individual and official capacities; UN KNOW N NOORDHOCK, Corporal, sued in both his individual and official capacities; CALVIN HAYWOOD, sued in both his individual and official capacities; and UN KNOW N PIPER, Sergeant, sued in both his individual and official ca pa citie s, Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) 4 :0 6 C V 3 0 6 5 ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR CONTINUANCE OF TRIAL Plaintiff, Tyrell Knight, moves for a continuance of the trial scheduled for Ma rch 24, 2009. Defendants oppose the motion. This matter has been pending for almost three years. The discovery and motions deadlines have passed. The pretrial conference was held on Se pte mber 30, 2008, and both parties represented to the court that they were ready to proceed to trial. Defendants have assured plaintiff's counsel that he can have access to plaintiff at the Diagnostic & Evaluation Center in Lincoln, Nebraska, to prepare for trial either in person or by telephone. Plaintiff has not shown good cause for a further continuance. Upon consideration, it is hereby OR DE RED that plaintiff's motion to continue trial (Docket 98) is denied. Dated March 18, 2009. BY THE COURT: /s/ Karen E. Schreier K A R E N E. SCHREIER U N IT E D STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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