Williams et al v. Marvell, City of et al
ORDER directing pltf to respond to defts' 55 MOTION for Judgment on the Pleadings no later than 14 days after the entry of this Order; the U.S. Marshal is directed to serve summons, complaint and this Order on deft Phillips County without prepayment of fees and costs. Signed by Magistrate Judge H. David Young on 4/11/12. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
AL M. WILLIAMS et al.
NO: 2:11CV00210 SWW/HDY
MARVELL, CITY OF et al.
On March 15, 2012, Defendants Michael Harris, City of Marvell, and Uless Wallace, filed
a motion for judgment on the pleadings, along with a brief in support (docket entries #55 & #56).
Although more than 14 days have passed, Plaintiff has not responded. However, in light of
Plaintiff’s pro se status, he will be granted additional time to respond.
The Court also notes that the summons was returned unexecuted as to Defendant Phillips
County on January 23, 2012 (docket entry #29). A note on the return seems to indicate the summons
was erroneously believed to be for the City of Marvell. Accordingly, service should again be
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT:
Plaintiff file his response to Defendants’ motion for judgment on the pleadings no
later than 14 days after the entry of this order.
Service is appropriate for Defendant Phillips County, and the United States Marshal
is directed to serve a copy of the complaint (docket entry #2), this order, and summons, upon it,
without prepayment of fees and costs or security therefor.
DATED this 11
day of April, 2012.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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