IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
August 20, 2007
GLEN J. WHITNEY & CHRISTINA M. WHITNEY, PLAINTIFFS
JOSEPH MARUT, ET AL., DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Christopher C. Conner United States District Judge
AND NOW, this 20th day of August, 2007, upon consideration of the motion to dismiss defendants' counterclaims (Doc. 10), filed by plaintiff Christina M. Whitney, and it appearing that plaintiff filed a brief in support on July 23, 2007 (see Doc. 11), see L.R. 7.5, and that, as of the date of this order, defendants have not filed a brief in opposition,*fn1 see L.R. 7.6 (stating that a party must file a brief in opposition within fifteen days of the brief in support or will be "deemed not to oppose such motion"), it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. Defendants shall be permitted to file, on or before August 27, 2007, a brief in opposition to the motion to dismiss (Doc. 10). The brief in opposition shall comply with the content requirements of Local Rule 7.8(a).
2. Failure to comply with the preceding paragraph shall result in the motion being deemed unopposed. See L.R. 7.6.
3. The documents labeled brief in opposition (Doc. 12) and reply brief (Doc. 13) are STRICKEN from the docket and should be refiled as a response.*fn2