State of Missouri v. Kniest et al, No. 4:2015cv01352 - Document 14 (E.D. Mo. 2015)

Court Description: OPINION, MEMORANDUM AND ORDER: IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that plaintiffs' motions to modify the judgment or for hearing or to vacate the order of remand [Doc. # 11 and # 12 ] are DENIED. Signed by District Judge Henry Edward Autrey on 10/08/2015. (CLK)
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI EASTERN DIVISION STATE OF MISSOURI, Plaintiff, v. GEORGE M. KNIEST, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. 4:15CV1352 HEA OPINION, MEMORANDUM AND ORDER This matter is before the Court on plaintiffs’ motions to “modify the judgment” and for hearing. In other words, plaintiffs seek to vacate the order of remand in order to keep this matter in federal court. The Court has already reviewed this matter extensively and found no statutory basis for removal jurisdiction. As such, plaintiffs’ criminal actions were summarily remanded to the Courts from whence they came. The Court will not reopen or review the judgment or vacate its prior order of remand, as there are no procedural grounds for doing so. Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that plaintiffs’ motions to modify the judgment or for hearing or to vacate the order of remand [Doc. #11 and #12] are DENIED. Dated this 8th day of October, 2015. __________________________________ HENRY EDWARD AUTREY UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 1