IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
April 16, 2009
GARY N. AUBUCHON, PLAINTIFF,
TIMOTHY GEITHNER, IN HIS CAPACITY AS SECRETARY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Proud, Magistrate Judge
Before the Court is the United States' Motion to Stay Discovery. (Doc. 18). Defendant has filed a motion for summary judgment which raises failure to exhaust administrative remedies. See, Doc. 17. Defendant asks the court to stay discovery until the motion for summary judgment has been ruled on. During the telephone scheduling conference on April 16, 2009, plaintiff's counsel agreed that discovery should be stayed.
Upon consideration and after consultation with Judge Murphy, the United States' Motion to Stay Discovery (Doc. 18) is GRANTED. The Court will delay the entry of a scheduling and discovery order until after the motion for summary judgment has been ruled on.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
CLIFFORD J. PROUD UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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