Cordova v. State of New Mexico, et al.

Filing 31

ORDER by Magistrate Judge William P. Lynch FOR EXPEDITED BRIEFING as to 30 MOTION to Stay Discovery filed by Deinna Dures, State of New Mexico, Carol Hilton, Eduardo Lopez. (mej)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW MEXICO LOUIS T. CORDOVA, Plaintiff, v. CV 16-1144 JAP/WPL STATE OF NEW MEXICO, University of New Mexico Hospital, EDUARDO LOPEZ, CAROL HILTON, and DEINNA DURES, Individual Defendants, Defendants. ORDER FOR EXPEDITED BRIEFING Defendants Eduardo Lopez, Carol Hilton, and Deinna Dures filed a motion to stay discovery (Doc. 30) pending resolution of the motion to dismiss (Doc. 29), which includes a defense of qualified immunity. Depositions in this case are slated to begin on July 12, 2017. (Doc. 30 at 2.) Under the circumstances, I find that expedited briefing on the motion to stay is appropriate. Plaintiff Louis Cordova shall file his response to the motion to stay no later than June 29, 2017. Defendants shall file their reply, if any, no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 3, 2017. IT IS SO ORDERED. ___________________________________ William P. Lynch United States Magistrate Judge A true copy of this order was served on the date of entry--via mail or electronic means--to counsel of record and any pro se party as they are shown on the Court’s docket.

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