IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
September 22, 2010
TYRONE GREEN, PLAINTIFF
DET. SNEATH, ET AL., DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Christopher C. Conner United States District Judge
AND NOW, this 22nd day of September, 2010, upon consideration of the motions for summary judgment pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 56 filed by plaintiff (Doc. 30) and defendants (Docs. 27, 46), and it appearing that the motions are fatally flawed in that the parties failed to comply with Local Rule 56.1, which requires that a motion for summary judgment "shall be accompanied by a separate, short and concise statement of the material facts to which the moving party contends there is no genuine issue to be tried," and that the "[s]tatements of material facts in support of, or in opposition to, a motion shall include references to parts of the record that support the statements,"*fn1 see L.R. 56.1, it is hereby
1. The motions for summary judgment (Docs. 27, 30, 46) are STRICKEN from the record for failure to comply with the dictates of Local Rule 56.1. The Clerk of Court is directed to TERMINATE the motions.
2. The parties are afforded until October 13, 2010, to file properly supported motions for summary judgment.
3. The statements of material facts shall include specific references to the parts of the record that support the statements and shall comply in all respects with Local Rule 56.1.