IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
October 5, 2007
RORY M. WALSH, PLAINTIFF
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ET AL., DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Christopher C. Conner United States District Judge
AND NOW, this 5th day of October, 2007, upon consideration of plaintiff's motion (Doc. 231) to strike defendant's answer dated September 14, 2007 (Doc. 230) because the answer does not contain a signed verification by defendant General James L. Jones, Jr. or his counsel, and it appearing that plaintiff does not cite any rule or statute requiring verification of the answer in the above-captioned action, see Fed. R. Civ. P. 11(a) ("Except when otherwise specifically provided by rule or statute, pleadings need not be verified or accompanied by affidavit."),*fn1 it is hereby
ORDERED that the motion to strike (Doc. 231) is DENIED.