UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
December 3, 2010
STEVEN BURNETT, PLAINTIFF,
CITY OF HERRIN, ILLINOIS, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: J. Phil Gilbert District Judge
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
This matter comes before the Court on its own initiative for purposes of case management. Specifically, the Court is concerned with Defendants' failure to respond to Plaintiff Steven Burnett's Motion in Limine (Doc. 37).
Pursuant to Local Rule 7.1(g), Defendants' response was due 14 days after said motion was served, but 14 days have passed and Defendants have not responded. The Court may, in its discretion, construe a party's failure to file a timely response as an admission of the merits of the motion. S.D. Ill. L. R. 7.1(g).
Being fully advised of the premises, the Court hereby ORDERS Defendants to SHOW CAUSE on or before December 10, 2010, why the Court should not construe their failure to timely respond to Burnett's motion as an admission of its merits and grant the relief sought accordingly.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
s/ J. Phil Gilbert
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