IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
May 31, 2006
RICHARD YOUNG, PLAINTIFF,
JEFFREY BEARD, ET AL. DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Joy Flowers Conti United States District Judge
Plaintiff has filed a notice of appeal of United States Magistrate Judge Lisa Pupo Lenihan's non-dispositive orders dated April 11, 2006 (Doc. No. 97) and May 11, 2006 (Doc. No. 100) granting defendants an extension of time to file a motion for summary judgment. Upon a review of the matters raised by the appeal, the court concludes that the orders appealed from are neither clearly erroneous nor contrary to law. Fed.R.Civ.P. 72. The two extensions granted to defendants amounted to a total of six weeks of delay. The court finds that the delay is not unduly long and that the delay does not prejudice plaintiff's rights.
Therefore, this 31st day of May, 2006, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the order referred to is AFFIRMED and the instant case is referred back to the Magistrate Judge Lisa Pupo Lenihan for further proceedings.
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