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Unclear Deadline Creates ‘Excusable Neglect’ (access required)

An Abingdon U.S. District Court grants an extension of time for plaintiffs to respond to defendants’ summary judgment motion, as ambiguity in the scheduling orders supports plaintiffs’ claim of excusable neglect. In the initial scheduling order, the court instructed the parties that motions for summary judgment must be filed no later than Jan. 2, 2015, and ...

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