Walls v. Hobbs et al

Filing 9

ORDER directing the Clerk to prepare summons and the U.S. Marshal to serve defts with summons, original and amended complaints without prepayment of fees or costs therefor. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney on 4/30/10. (bkp)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS HELENA DIVISION CHARLES WALLS, ADC #111912 v. RAY HOBBS, et al. ORDER By Order dated March 31, 2010 (Doc. No. 3), this Court granted plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis in this action filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983. However, finding plaintiff's complaint too vague and conclusory to enable the Court to determine whether it is frivolous, fails to state a claim, or states a legitimate claim, the Court directed plaintiff to submit an amended complaint within thirty days. Plaintiff has now submitted an amended complaint (Doc. No. 7). Having reviewed the original and 2:10CV00041BSM/JTK D EFENDANTS PLAINTIFF amended complaints, and construing them together, it now appears to the Court that service is appropriate. Accordingly , IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that service is appropriate for the defendants Hobbs, Harmon, Kelly, Hughes, Anderson, T. Aldridge, and Charlotte Green. The Clerk of the Court shall prepare summons for the defendants and the United States Marshal is hereby directed to serve a copy of the original (Doc. No. 2) and amended complaints (Doc. No. 7) and summons on defendant Hobbs, Harmon and Kelly in care of the Arkansas Board of Correction and Community Punishment Compliance Division, P.O. Box 20550, Pine Bluff, AR 71612-0550, without prepayment of fees and costs or security therefore. The United States Marshal is hereby directed to serve a copy of the original and amended complaints and summons on the defendants Hughes, Anderson, T. Aldridge and Charlotte Green in care of Humphries and Lewis Law Firm, P.O. Box 20670, White Hall, AR 71612, without prepayment of fees and costs or security therefore. 1 IT IS SO ORDERED this 30th day of April, 2010. __________________________________ United States Magistrate Judge 2

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