UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTMIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDATAMPA DIVISION LUIS A. GARCIA SAZ, et al.,Plaintiffs,v. Case No. 8:13-cv-220-T-27TBMCHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGYRELIGIOUS TRUST, et al.,Defendants./O R D E R
THIS MATTER is before the Court on Defendants’
Motion for Leave to TakeDeposition of Witness Brian Culkin
(Doc. 53), and Plaintiffs’ response in opposition (Docs.56, 65). By their Motion, Defendants seek to take the deposition
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Culkin in anticipation of the Court’s hearing on Defendant’s motion to disqualify Plaintiffs’counsel on October 3, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. Plaintiffs do not oppose the deposition, but theycontest certain representations by Defendants and disagree on the Defendants’ proposedrestrictions on the conduct of the same. A telephone hearing was held on August 12, 2013.Counsel for the parties, as well as Mr. Culkin and his attorney, Ray Jeffrey, participated in theconversation.Plaintiffs’ “objection” (Doc. 56) was responded to by Defendants’ Opposition (Doc.
58). Both were previously terminated. Counsel are reminded that Local Rule 3.01 anticipatesthat there be a “motion,” and, if the motion is opposed, a “response.” Further, under LocalRule 3.01(c), “[n]o party shall file any reply or further memorandum directed to [a] motion or response . . . unless the Court grants leave.”
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