Adams et al v. Ohio University et al
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION and ORDER: Magistrate Judge GRANTS 21 MOTION for Leave to File First Amended Complaint, RECOMMENDS DENYING as MOOT 13 MOTION to Dismiss. The parties are DIRECTED to meet and confer and submit via email a Joint Proposed Scheduling Order by 6/23/2017. Signed by Magistrate Judge Kimberly A. Jolson on 6/19/2017. (ew)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO
CHRISTINE ADAMS, et al.,
Civil Action 2:17-cv-200
Judge Algenon L. Marbley
Magistrate Judge Jolson
OHIO UNIVERSITY, et al.,
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
This matter is before the Court on Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File a First Amended
Complaint. (Doc. 21). Defendants have advised this Court that they will not oppose Plaintiffs’
Motion. Rule 15(a)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure provides that, when a party must
seek leave of court to amend a pleading, “[t]he court should freely give leave when justice so
For good cause shown, and in light of the federal policy in favor of liberal
amendment, the unopposed Motion for Leave to File a First Amended Complaint is GRANTED.
(Doc. 21). The Clerk is DIRECTED to file Doc. 21-1 and related exhibits as the First Amended
Based on the foregoing, it is RECOMMENDED that Defendants’ Motion to
Dismiss be DENIED as MOOT. (Doc. 13).
In addition, this Court previously limited permissible discovery. (See Doc. 20). Because
the procedural posture of this case has changed, the parties are DIRECTED to meet and confer
and submit a joint proposed scheduling order to the Court by June 23, 2017. The joint proposed
scheduling order may be submitted to chambers (email@example.com) and need
not be filed on the Courts’ docket.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Date: June 19, 2017
/s/ Kimberly A. Jolson
KIMBERLY A. JOLSON
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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