Rodriguez v. Whitfield et al
ORDER finding that service is appropriate for the Defendants Luther Whitfield, Chris Stankawitz, and Gerald Stipanuk. The Clerk of the Court shall prepare summons for the Defendants and the U.S. Marshal is directed to serve a copy of the 5 Amended Complaint and summons on the defendants without prepayment of fees and costs or security therefore. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney on 4/17/2015. (jak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
LUTHER WHITFIELD, et al.
Plaintiff has submitted an Amended Complaint (Doc. No. 5) pursuant to the Court’s
April 1, 2015 Order (Doc. No. 3). Having reviewed the Amended Complaint for screening purposes
only,1 it now appears to the Court that service is appropriate with respect to Plaintiff’s inadequate
medical care and discrimination claims against Defendants Whitfield, Stankawitz, and Stipanuk.
IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that service is appropriate for the Defendants Luther
Whitfield, Chris Stankawitz, and Gerald Stipanuk. 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 Amended
Complaint (Doc. No. 5) and summons on Defendants without prepayment of fees and costs or
IT IS SO ORDERED this 17th day of April, 2015.
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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