White v. Stroud et al

Filing 26

ORDER Denying Plaintiff's 23 Motion for Jury Trial. Signed by Magistrate Judge Cam Ferenbach on 10/16/2017. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - SLD)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 1 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 2 *** 3 LEE A. WHITE, 4 Case No. 2:16–cv–01789–GMN–VCF Plaintiff, 5 vs. ORDER 6 BRUCE STROUD, et al., MOTION FOR JURY TRIAL (ECF NO.23) 7 Defendants. 8 9 10 Before the Court is Plaintiff Lee White’s Motion for Jury Trial (ECF 23). For the reasons stated below, Plaintiff’s motion is denied. 11 In his motion, Plaintiff lists the basis for his claims and requests a judgment granting Plaintiff 12 (1) compensatory damages, (2) punitive damages, (3) a jury trial, and (4) costs. (ECR 23 at 1-3). This 13 motion was filed two days before Defendants filed an answer to Plaintiff’s complaint. (ECF 24). At this 14 stage of the proceedings, any order granting judgment in Plaintiff’s favor or setting a trial date would be 15 16 premature.1 ACCORDINGLY, and for good cause shown, 17 18 IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion (ECF 23) is DENIED. 19 IT IS SO ORDERED. 20 DATED this 16th day of October, 2017. 21 _________________________ CAM FERENBACH UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 22 23 24 1 25 The Court notes that Plaintiff included a jury trial demand in his complaint (ECF No. 6), so this motion is not construed as a demand for jury trial. 1

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