IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
April 2, 2007
MILTON WILLIAMS, JR., PLAINTIFF,
EUGENE WALKER, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Proud, Magistrate Judge
Upon consideration and for good cause shown, Defendants' Motion to Dismiss for Want of Prosecution (Doc. 77) and Defendants' Second Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Prosecution and in the Alternative to Extend the Discovery Deadline (Doc. 83) are GRANTED in part and DENIED in part as follows:
The request to dismiss the case for failure to prosecute is denied. Plaintiff is ordered to respond fully to defendants' outstanding discovery requests by April 16, 2007.
The discovery deadline is extended to May 15, 2007.
Plaintiff is hereby warned that any further failure to comply with this court's orders or to cooperate in discovery will subject plaintiff to sanctions. Such sanctions may include monetary penalties and/or dismissal of this case.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
CLIFFORD J. PROUD UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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