Perez v. Cook et al
ORDER granting 5 Motion to Amend. Service is appropriate for the Defendant Glaudia Yancey. The Clerk of the Court shall prepare summons for the defendant and the U.S. Marshal is directed to serve a copy of the Amended Complaint, Supplement, and su mmons on Defendant without prepayment of fees and costs or security therefore. The Clerk shall docket entry 5 as an Amended Complaint and docket entry 8 as a Supplement to the Amended Complaint. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney on 9/8/2014. (jak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
TOMMY PEREZ, JR.
DALE COOK, et al.
Plaintiff has now submitted an Amended Complaint (Doc. No. 5) in accordance with this
Court’s August 26, 2014 Order (Doc. No. 4).
Having reviewed the Amended Complaint and
Supplement (Doc. No. 8), for screening purposes only,1 it now appears to the Court that service is
appropriate for Defendant Glaudia Yancey on Plaintiff’s racial discrimination claim. Accordingly,
IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion to Amend (Doc. No. 5) is
GRANTED. Service is appropriate for the Defendant Glaudia Yancey. The Clerk of the Court shall
prepare summons for the Defendant and the United States Marshal is hereby directed to serve a copy
of the Amended Complaint, Supplement (Doc. Nos. 5, 8), and summons on Defendant without
prepayment of fees and costs or security therefore.
The Clerk shall docket entry #5 as an Amended Complaint, and #8 as a Supplement to the
IT IS SO ORDERED this 8th day of September, 2014.
JEROME T. KEARNEY
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
The Prison Litigation Reform Act requires federal courts to screen prisoner complaints
seeking relief against a governmental entity, officer, or employee. 28 U.S.C. Sect. 1915A(a).
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