Smith v. Bodeker et al

Filing 6

ORDER directing the Clerk of Court to prepare a summons for Defendant Bodeker and the U.S. Marshal is directed to serve Bodeker with a summons and copy of the 2 complaint without requiring prepayment of fees and costs or security. Signed by Magistrate Judge Edie R. Ervin on 7/29/2022. (jak)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS NORTHERN DIVISION DAKOTA CHEYENNE SMITH ADC #555199 V. PLAINTIFF NO. 3:22-cv-00192-DPM-ERE BODEKER, et al. DEFENDANTS ORDER Plaintiff Dakota Cheyenne Smith, an Arkansas Division of Correction (“ADC”) inmate, filed this lawsuit pro se under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Doc. 2. Mr. Smith’s complaint alleges that Dr. Bodeker and S. Berg denied his requests for dentures. As a result, Mr. Smith claims that he cannot eat. For screening purposes, Mr. Smith has stated a deliberate indifference claim against Defendants Bodeker and Berg. Service for Defendant Bodeker is now proper. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT: 1. The Clerk of Court shall prepare a summons for Defendant Bodeker. 2. The United States Marshal is directed to serve Defendant Bodeker with a summons and a copy of the complaint (with any attachments) (Doc. 2), without requiring prepayment of fees and costs or security. Service for Defendant Bodeker should be attempted through Humphries, Odom & Eubanks, 1901 Broadway Street, Little Rock, AR 72206. Dated this 29th day of July, 2022. ____________________________________ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 2

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