Sheets v. Edwards et al
ORDER directing the U.S. Marshal to serve summons, complaints 2 8 , and this Order on defts Edwards, Hacker, and Sanchez without prepayment of fees and costs. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney on 6/9/11. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
BRANDON T. SHEETS,
CLAYTON EDWARDS, et al.
By Order dated May 5, 2011 (Doc. No. 3), this Court granted Plaintiff’s Motion to Proceed
in forma pauperis in this action filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. However, finding Plaintiff’s
Complaint too vague and conclusory to enable the Court to determine whether it is frivolous, fails
to state a claim, or states a legitimate claim, the Court directed him to submit an Amended
Complaint within thirty days. The Court also cautioned Plaintiff that an Amended Complaint would
render the Original Complaint without legal effect, and would take the place of his Original
Complaint. Plaintiff has now submitted an Amended Complaint (Doc. No. 8). Having reviewed the
Amended Complaint, it now appears to the Court that service is appropriate for Defendants Clayton
Edwards, Jeff Hacker, and Dr. Sanchez. Accordingly,
IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that service is appropriate for the Defendants Clayton
Edwards, Jeff Hacker, and Dr. Sanchez. 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. 8) and summons on these Defendants without prepayment of fees and costs
or security therefore.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 9th day of June, 2011.
JEROME T. KEARNEY
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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