Filing 159

ORDER granting 158 Motion to Substitute Party. MARSHA SAUNDERS COVINGTON added. J. WESLEY COVINGTON terminated. Signed by CHIEF JUDGE JAMES A. BEATY, JR on 5/10/2010. (Lee, Lisa)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:08CV119 _________________________________________ ) EDWARD CARRINGTON, et al., ) ) Plaintiffs, ) ) ) v. ) ) DUKE UNIVERSITY, et al., ) ) Defendants. ) _________________________________________ ) ORDER ON PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR SUBSTITUTION This matter is before the Court on Plaintiffs' Motion to Substitute Marsha Saunders Covington, in her official capacity as duly appointed executrix of the Estate of John Wesley Covington, as a Defendant in this action. The Court has carefully considered the Plaintiffs' Motion and responses thereto, as well as the pleadings, papers and exhibits on file in this action and finds in its discretion and for good cause shown that Plaintiffs' Motion for Substitution of Defendant is GRANTED. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Marsha Saunders Covington, as the executrix of the Estate of John Wesley Covington, is hereby substituted as a party in this action in place of the deceased Defendant John Wesley Covington. This, the 10th day of May, 2010. United States District Judge

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