Smullin v. Duncan et al
ORDER granting 78 Motion to Amend. The Clerk of the Court is directed to file Mr. Smullin's motion 78 as a supplement to his amended complaint. Mr. Smullin's motion for ruling, 87 , is denied as moot. His motion for court-appointed counsel 88 is denied for reasons previously explained. Signed by Magistrate Judge Beth Deere on 2/23/2016. (jak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
RONALD DEWAYNE SMULLIN
CASE NO. 3:15-CV-158-BD
BRETT DUNCAN, et al.
Ronald Wayne Smullin, an Arkansas Department of Correction inmate formerly
housed at the Craighead County Detention Facility, filed this lawsuit pro se under 42
U.S.C. § 1983. In his complaint, he alleged that Defendants acted with deliberate
indifference to his medical needs following an inmate attack on April 14, 2015.
Mr. Smullin has now moved to amend his complaint to add failure-to-protect
claims against Defendants Allison and Peaster. (Docket entry #78) The motion (#78) is
GRANTED. The Clerk of the Court is directed to file Mr. Smullin’s motion (#78) as a
supplement to his amended complaint.
Mr. Smullin’s Motion for Ruling (#87) is DENIED, as moot. His motion for
court-appointed counsel (#88) is DENIED for reasons previously explained. (#2)
IT IS SO ORDERED, this 23rd day of February, 2016.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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