Fletcher et al v. Bokinstoke et al
ORDER granting the Defendants' 29 motion seeking leave to depose the Plaintiff. Defendants are hereby granted leave to depose the Plaintiff on or before the discovery deadline set forth in the 24 Scheduling Order at the institution where he is housed at the time of the deposition. Signed by Magistrate Judge Paige J. Gossett on 3/1/2017. (bgoo)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
C/A NO.: 0:16-3528-MBS-PJG
Sgt. Bokinstrke; Warden Dunlap;
Lieutenant Salmon; Associate Warden
This matter is before the Court on Defendants’ motion seeking leave to depose the
Plaintiff pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(a)(2)(B). Plaintiff is currently
incarcerated within the South Carolina Department of Corrections.
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(a)(2)(B) provides “[a] party must obtain leave
of court, and the court must grant leave to the extent consistent with Rule 26(b)(1) and
(2) . . . if the deponent is confined in prison.”
As the Plaintiff is confined in prison, Defendants’ motion is granted. Defendants
are hereby granted leave to depose the Plaintiffs on or before the discovery deadline set
forth in the Scheduling Order [ECF Entry 24] at the institution where he is housed at the
time of the deposition.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Paige J. Gossett
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
March 1, 2017
Columbia, South Carolina
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