United States District Court, E.D. North Carolina, Northern Division
SUSAN W. VAUGHAN, an individual Plaintiff,
SHANNON FOLTZ an individual, SAMANTHA HURD an individual, KRISTEN HARRIS an individual, KATHLYN ROMM an individual, RAY MATUSKO an individual, STEPHANIE RYDER an individual, CHUCK LYCETT an individual, MELANIE CORPREW an individual,, JAY BURRIS an individual, DOES 1-10 individuals, MELISSA TURNAGE an individual, and KATHERINE MCCARRON, an individual. Defendants.
W. FLANAGAN United States District Judge.
matter comes now before the court on plaintiff's motion
for clarification of the court's October 27, 2017, order,
which the court initially construed as a motion to amend, as
noted in text order entered April 4, 2018. Upon further
review, the court has determined this motion more accurately
sounds as a motion for reconsideration. No good cause having
been shown, said motion (DE 57) is DENIED.
matter comes before the court also for address of the case
schedule. Pro se plaintiff, take note the
court sets aside the clerk's letters to you prescribing
deadlines for any response to the two
summary judgment motions of record. (DE 64,
68). Plaintiff is accorded more time to make
her responses to those motions as set forth herein.
to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(f), the parties were
directed to submit separate reports and plans for the
management of this action. After reviewing defendants'
report and plan filed April 4, 2018, where plaintiff has
filed no report and plan and the time to do so has expired,
and considering the issues raised, the court orders the
Initial disclosures pursuant to Rule 26(a)(1) are due on or
before April 30, 2018.
Discovery will be necessary on the following subjects only:
1) plaintiff's claim for alleged violations of her Fourth
Amendment rights for the defendants' entry into her home
and 2) plaintiff's claim pursuant to the Fourteenth
Amendment for lack of procedural due process and injury to
reputation for her alleged placement on a list of individuals
who have committed serious child abuse.
discovery shall be commenced or served in time to be
completed by July 15, 2018.
party shall serve more than 25 interrogatories, including all
discrete subparts, to any other party. Responses are due
30 days after service of those interrogatories.
party shall serve more than 25 requests for admissions to any
other party. Responses are due 30 days after service of those
requests for admissions.
There shall be no more than 10 depositions by plaintiff and
10 by defendants.
deposition shall be limited to 7 hours, unless otherwise
agreed by the parties.
Supplementations of disclosures under Federal Rule of Civil
Procedure 26(e) shall be served at such times and under such
circumstances as required by that rule.
avoid the filing of unnecessary motions, the court encourages
the parties to utilize stipulations regarding discovery
procedures. However, this does not apply to extensions of
time that interfere with the deadlines to complete all