IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
August 24, 2006
DAVID BALLARD, PLAINTIFF
DAVID IMMEL, ET AL., DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: (Judge Conner)
AND NOW, this 24th day of August, 2006, upon consideration of the correspondence dated August 21, 2006 (Doc. 91), in which pro se plaintiff avers that his re-confinement before trial will jeopardize his current employment,*fn1 and it appearing that plaintiff presents good cause for a continuance of the current schedule,*fn2 see FED. R. CIV. P. 16(b), it is hereby ORDERED that the correspondence (Doc. 91) is CONSTRUED as a motion for a continuance and is GRANTED as so construed as follows:
1. The current trial schedule (Doc. 80) is STAYED.
2. On or before October 1, 2006 and the first day of each month thereafter, plaintiff shall file a report regarding his release status. Failure to comply with this paragraph may result in the dismissal of this case. See FED. R. CIV. P. 41(b).
3. The Clerk of Court is directed to CLOSE this case for statistical purposes only.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge