McCoy v. City of Columbia et al
ORDER granting 146 Motion to Hold in Abeyance re: 126 Motion Quash. Signed by Magistrate Judge Kaymani D West on 4/27/2012.(mcot, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Jonathan David McCoy,
City of Columbia, John K. Passmore, James )
Heywood and Amanda H. Long, all in their )
C/A No.: 5:10-132-JFA-KDW
On March 20, 2012, Movant Ashleigh Messervy filed a Motion to Quash a
subpoena issued by Defendant City of Columbia (“the City”) that instructed her to appear
for a deposition. ECF No. 126. On March 21, 2012, the court instructed the parties to
hold the scheduled deposition in abeyance until the court ruled on the motion. ECF No.
128. On April 26, 2012, Movant filed a motion asking the court to hold its ruling on her
motion to quash in abeyance. ECF No. 146. The court is informed that Defendant City of
Columbia consents to this motion.
Accordingly, for good cause shown, Movant’s Motion to Hold Motion to Quash
in Abeyance. ECF No. 146 is granted. As agreed by between Movant and the City,
Movant’s deposition will be taken within three weeks, and Movant will notify the court
within seven days after her deposition’s conclusion whether the Motion to Quash will be
withdrawn or will require the court’s ruling. In the event the motion requires a ruling,
Movant will also submit any additional grounds for a protective order within seven days
of the deposition’s conclusion.
Therefore, it is ordered that Movant’s Motion to Hold Motion to Quash in
Abeyance, ECF No. 146, is granted and the court’s ruling on the Motion to Quash, ECF
No. 126, is held in abeyance until further notice from the Movant as directed herein.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
April 27, 2012
Florence, South Carolina
Kaymani D. West
United States Magistrate Judge
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