Storay v. Little Rock Police Department

Filing 37

ORDER granting 34 Motion for More Definite Statement and directing plaintiff to file an amended complaint by 5 p.m., Wednesday, January 27, 2010. Signed by Judge William R. Wilson, Jr on 1/13/10. (bkp)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION ROBERT STORAY V. CITY OF LITTLE ROCK, et al. ORDER Defendants' Motion for a More Definite Statement (Doc. No. 34) is GRANTED. Plaintiff, who is proceeding pro se, must, by 5 p.m., Wednesday, January 27, 2010, file an amended complaint that complies with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure -- specifically, Rule 8, which reads: General Rules of Pleading (a) Claim for Relief. A pleading that states a claim for relief must contain: (1) a short and plain statement of the grounds for the court's jurisdiction, unless the court already has jurisdiction and the claim needs no new jurisdictional support; (2) a short and plain statement of the claim showing that the pleader is entitled to relief; and (3) a demand for the relief sought, which may include relief in the alternative or different types of relief.1 Additionally, again, Plaintiff is instructed to "specifically set out the capacity in which [he] is suing" Officer O'Kelly, Officer Smith, and Sgt. Helton.2 IT IS SO ORDERED this 13th day of January, 2010. /s/Wm. R. Wilson, Jr. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 4:09CV00788-WRW DEFENDANTS PLAINTIFF 1 Fed. R. Civ. P. 8. Doc. No. 28. 2

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