ORDER DENYING DEFENDANT'S EX PARTE APPLICATION FOR AUTHORIZATION TO OBTAIN SERVICES OF AN INVESTIGATOR (ECF #185) WITHOUT PREJUDICE
MATTHEW F. LEITMAN, District Judge.
On June 26, 2017, Defendant Curtis Scott filed an ex parte application for authorization to obtain the services of an investigator. (See ECF #185.) For the reasons stated on the record at the August 8, 2017, status conference in this action, Scott's motion is