Tagirova v. Elizabeth City State University
ORDER denying 27 Motion to Proceed with Discovery; granting 20 Motion to Stay Discovery. Signed by Chief Judge James C. Dever III on 2/3/2017. Sent to Tatiana A. Tagirova at PO Box 1275 Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 via United States Mail. (Briggeman, N.)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA
Civil Action No. 2:16-CV-00070-ll
DR. TATrANAA. TAGIROVA,
ELIZABETH CITY STATE
This matter is before· the Court· on Defenpant' s Motion to Stay Discovery and Initial
Pretrial Conference pending ruling on Defendant's Motion to Dismiss and Filing of Defendant's ·
Answer (DE ~0). The Court fin:ds that D~fendant has demonstrated good cause for the Motion to
Stay, and that the request to stay discovery is reasonable, especialiy considering that the pending
motion to Dismiss may dispose of some of Plaintiff's claims. Accordingly, Defendant's Motion
to Stay Discovery and Initial Pretrial Conference pending ruling on Defendant's Motion to
Dismiss and Filing of Defendant's Answer (DE.(O ·)is ALLOWED and it is hereby ORDERED
that all discovery in this action, including the initial pretrial conference, and discovery plan
required by Rule 26(±) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the onset of any and all
. discovery requirements including initial disclosures required by Rule 26(a), are STAYED until
further order of the Court. Plaintiffs motion to proceed with discovery [D.E. 27] is DENIED.
SO ORDERED. This ..1__ day of February 2017.
Chief United States District Judge
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