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Case 2:13-cv-04989-WJM-MF Document 37 Filed 09/08/14 Page 1 of 2 PageID: 446 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY Docket No.: 13-4989-WJM-MF BOBBIE JAMES et al., Plaintiffs, ORDER v. GLOBAL TEL*LINK CORPORATION, INMATE TELEPHONE SERVICE, and DSI-ITI LLC, Defendants. Before the court is Plaintiffs’ petition to engage in limited discovery in this case. (ECF No. 32) The court has considered the arguments within this petition as well as those in Defendants’ opposition (ECF No. 33), and notwithstanding the stay of the case that this court issued on September 8th, 2014 (ECF No. 36), it is ON THIS 8th day of September 2014 hereby ORDERED that Plaintiffs may file a motion with this court for the production of specific, limited discovery, and the court shall grant the motion where the Plaintiffs can show: 1 Case 2:13-cv-04989-WJM-MF Document 37 Filed 09/08/14 Page 2 of 2 PageID: 447 1.) The discovery sought cannot be obtained through the Plaintiffs’ own efforts in the absence of a court order; and 2.) The discovery sought is not duplicative of discovery likely to be produced in the administrative proceedings that may be held before the Federal Communications Commission; and 3.) There is a reasonable probability that the discovery sought will be lost before the end of the aforementioned administrative proceedings. /s/ William J. Martini ________________________________ WILLIAM J. MARTINI, U.S.D.J. 2