Buckner v. Lawrence et al
ORDER granting defts' 9 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer; Angela Byrd, Dalton Elliott, Jerry Gross, David Hall, Rocky Lawrence, Melinda Mickels, Steven D Padgett, and Matt Rice answer due 10/23/2011; granting pltf's 16 Motion for Extension of Time up to and including 10/17/11 to respond to 4 Shaw's Motion to Dismiss; denying pltf's 18 Motion to Allow his nephew, a layman, to represent him. Signed by Judge Susan Webber Wright on 9/23/11. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
ROCKY LAWRENCE, ET AL.,
No. 4:11CV00644 SWW
Before the Court is the motion of separate defendants Karl Byrd, Dalton Elliott, Jerry Gross,
David Hall, Rocky Lawrence, Melinda Mickels, Steven D. Padgett, and Matt Rice for an extension of
time to answer the complaint to which plaintiff objects. The motion [docket entry 9] is granted.
Separate defendants have until and including October 23, 2011, in which to file an answer to
Also before the Court is plaintiff’s motion for an extension of time to file a response to
defendant Frank Shaw’s motion to dismiss. The motion [docket entry 16] is granted. Plaintiff has
until and including October 17, 2011, in which to respond to the motion to dismiss filed on
September 9, 2011.
Plaintiff filed a motion to allow his nephew, a layman, to represent him. Title 28 United
States Code Section 1654 “does not permit unlicensed laymen to represent anyone other than
themselves.” Lattanzio v. COMTA, 481 F.3d 137, 139 (2nd Cir. 2007)(internal quotation and citation
omitted). Plaintiff’s motion [docket entry 18] is denied.
SO ORDERED this 23rd day of September, 2011.
/s/Susan Webber Wright
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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