IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
February 27, 2006
JOHN FORNESS, JARED KNOCKER, ESTHER RINKER, DWAYNE SHAW, KENDRA HORGAN, TERI MOORE, AND LARRY AGNE, PLAINTIFFS,
CROSS COUNTRY BANK, INC. AND APPLIED CARD SYSTEMS, INC., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Herndon, District Judge
Before the Court is Defendants' motion for an extension of time to file their reply brief in support of their motion to compel arbitration. (Doc. 30.) Defendants also seek leave to file a brief in excess of five pages. (Id.) Defendants have indicated that Plaintiffs do not oppose either the extension of time or the increased page limit.
The Court GRANTS Defendants' motion (Doc. 30) and EXTENDS Defendants' time to file their reply brief until March 3, 2006. The Court, however, DENIES Defendants request for leave to file a brief in excess of five pages. S.D. Ill. Loc. R. 7.1(d). Furthermore, Defendant failed to even give a reason for the need for an exception to the local rule.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
David R. Herndon United States District Judge
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