Hunt v. City of Boulder City et al

Filing 22

ORDER Denying without prejudice 21 Stipulation for Extension of Time re Discovery Deadlines. Signed by Magistrate Judge Nancy J. Koppe on 10/12/2017. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - SLD)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 9 10 11 12 13 14 JOHN HUNT, ) ) Plaintiff(s), ) ) v. ) ) THE CITY OF BOULDER CITY, et al., ) ) Defendant(s). ) __________________________________________) Case No. 2:17-cv-01519-JCM-NJK ORDER (Docket No. 21) 15 Pending before the Court is a stipulation to extend various deadlines. Docket No. 21. The only 16 reason provided for the requested 60-day extension is that the parties need more time. See id. at 2 17 (“Discovery must be extended because the parties will not be able to designate any potential expert 18 witnesses by the expert disclosure deadline, which is currently October 17, 2017”). The need for more time 19 is a component of every request for an extension by the very nature of the request being made. The 20 relevant inquiry is whether the circumstances giving rise to the need for additional time are sufficient 21 to establish good cause.1 The stipulation is DENIED without prejudice. 22 IT IS SO ORDERED. 23 DATED: October 12, 2017 24 ______________________________________ NANCY J. KOPPE United States Magistrate Judge 25 26 27 28 1 The stipulation also lacks particularity as to the discovery conducted to date, indicating that Defendants have served “written discovery” without specification.

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