Tatum v. Mitchell et al
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE: Defendant Humphrey's time to file an answer or responsive pleading has expired. The U.S. Marshal is directed to serve a copy of this Order to Show Cause directly upon the person of Defendant Humphrey. Defendant Humphrey must, within 14 days of the service of this Order, file a Response explaining why default judgment should not be entered against him. Signed by Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray on 2/19/2014. (ks)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
East Arkansas Regional Unit, ADC, et al.
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
On January 18, 2014, the U.S. Marshals served Defendant Humphrey at his last
known private address, which has been sealed. Doc. 16.
As of the date of this Order, Defendant Humphrey has not filed an Answer or
any other responsive pleading, and the time for doing so has expired. See Fed. R. Civ.
P. 12(a)(1)(A)(i) (providing that a “defendant must serve an answer within 21 days
after being served with the summons and complaint”).
Defendant Humphrey has fourteen days to file a Response explaining why
default judgment should not be entered against him pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 55.
Defendant Humphrey is advised that the failure to timely and properly comply
with this Order could result in a monetary judgment being entered against him.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT:
The U.S. Marshal is directed to serve a copy of this Order to Show Cause
directly upon the person of Defendant Humphrey.
Defendant Humphrey’s private mailing address must be remain under
seal and be redacted from any public portion of the file.
Defendant Humphrey must, within fourteen days of the service of this
Order, file a Response explaining why default judgment should not be entered against
Dated this 19th day of February, 2014.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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