Genao v. City of New York et al

Filing 133

ORDER On June 21, 2024, Defendants submitted a letter seeking permission to file a second summary judgment motion. See ECF No. 131. Plaintiff opposed the request arguing that there was no good cause under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 16 for am endment of the Courts scheduling order. See ECF No. 132. The Second Circuit has recognized that certain exceptions to the exhaustion requirement in the Prison Litigation Reform Act exist, including that a defendant waived the defense of failure to exhaust or acted in such a way as to be estopped from raising the defense. See, e.g., Ruggiero v. County of Orange, 467 F.3d 170, 175 (2d Cir. 2006). Defendants are hereby directed to submit a letter addressing waiver and estoppel and whether Def endants failure to raise their exhaustion argument earlier in this litigation (including during their first summary judgment) precludes their ability to raise it now. Defendants are directed to file their letter by no later than Friday, July 19, 2024.SO ORDERED. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Valerie Figueredo on 7/8/2024) (jca)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK -----------------------------------------------------------------X GABINO GENAO, 21-CV-00303 (VF) Plaintiff, ORDER -againstCITY OF NEW YORK et al., Defendants. -----------------------------------------------------------------X VALERIE FIGUEREDO, United States Magistrate Judge: On June 21, 2024, Defendants submitted a letter seeking permission to file a second summary judgment motion. See ECF No. 131. Plaintiff opposed the request arguing that there was no good cause under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 16 for amendment of the Court’s scheduling order. See ECF No. 132. The Second Circuit has recognized that certain exceptions to the exhaustion requirement in the Prison Litigation Reform Act exist, including that a defendant waived the defense of failure to exhaust or acted in such a way as to be estopped from raising the defense. See, e.g., Ruggiero v. County of Orange, 467 F.3d 170, 175 (2d Cir. 2006). Defendants are hereby directed to submit a letter addressing waiver and estoppel and whether Defendants failure to raise their exhaustion argument earlier in this litigation (including during their first summary judgment) precludes their ability to raise it now. Defendants are directed to file their letter by no later than Friday, July 19, 2024. SO ORDERED. DATED: New York, New York July 8, 2024 ______________________________ VALERIE FIGUEREDO United States Magistrate Judge

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