The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Gary L. Lancaster, Chief United States District Judge
AND NOW, this 13th day of January, 2010, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the parties shall proceed as follows:
1) Any motion for summary judgment motion, and brief in support, shall be filed on or before February 22, 2010.
2) Any response to a motion for summary judgment and brief shall be due on or before March 24, 2010.
3) Any reply to a response to a motion for summary judgment shall be due on or before April 7, 2010. THERE SHALL BE NO OTHER BRIEFING UNLESS ORDERED BY THE COURT.
4) The court will conduct a status conference on Friday, June 25, 2010 at 10 a.m..
B. Summary Judgment Motions
The motion for summary judgment must set forth succinctly, but without argument, the specific grounds upon which the judgment is sought and must be accompanied by:
(a) A separately filed concise statement setting forth the facts essential for the court to decide the motion, which the moving party contends are undisputed and material, including any facts which for purposes of the motion only are assumed to be true. The facts set forth in any party's Concise Statement shall be stated in separately numbered paragraphs in a form similar to a plaintiff's complaint. At the conclusion of each fact, a party must cite to a particular pleading, deposition, answer to interrogatory, admission on file or other part of the record supporting the party's statement, acceptance, or denial of that fact;
(b) A supporting memorandum addressing applicable law and explaining why there are no genuine issues of material fact to be tried and why the moving party is entitled to judgment as a matter of law; and
(c) An appendix including documents referenced in the Concise Statement. Such documents need not be filed in their entirety. Instead, the filing party may extract and highlight the relevant portions of each referenced document. Photocopies of extracted pages, with appropriate identification and highlighting, will be adequate.
The response in opposition to a motion for summary judgment shall consist of the following:
(d) A separately filed concise statement, which responds to each numbered paragraph in the moving party's Concise ...