IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
January 25, 2010
ROBERT HOPES, PLAINTIFF,
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Donald G. Wilkerson United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER SETTING HEARING
Currently pending before the Court is a Motion to Set New Briefing Schedule for Pavey Hearing filed by Defendants Jeffrey Eberhart and Jerry Key (Doc. 134). For the reasons set forth below, this motion is GRANTED. The Court orders the following:
1. The Defendants are ORDERED to respond to any discovery requests submitted by Plaintiff related to the exhaustion of administrative remedies by February 1, 2010.
2. The undersigned magistrate judge will hold an in-person hearing on the question whether Plaintiff has exhausted his administrative remedies on February 17, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. in the East St. Louis Federal Courthouse. Prior to the hearing, the parties may submit briefs, affidavits, and exhibits relevant to the question of exhaustion. Briefs, affidavits, and exhibits are due February 12, 2010.
3. The undersigned will make a written Report and Recommendation to the presiding United States District Judge recommending a factual determination on the exhaustion issue based on the evidence presented at the hearing.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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