Strong v. Hobbs et al
ORDER: The Clerk of Court shall prepare summonses for Defendants Hamilton, Abulimen, and McKinney. The USMS shall serve copies of the 1 Complaint and a summons for these Defendants without requiring prepayment of fees and costs or security. Signed by Magistrate Judge Joe J. Volpe on 2/25/2014. (ks)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
No. 4:13CV00663 JMM-JJV
RAY HOBBS, et al.
Mr. Strong filed this lawsuit pro se and is currently proceeding in forma pauperis.
(Docket entries #1, #4) The Court has now screened his claims as required by statute. 28
U.S.C. § 1915A. For screening purposes, Mr. Strong has stated a deliberate-indifference
claim against Defendants Hamilton, Abulimen, and McKinney.1 Accordingly, service is
proper for those Defendants. Service is not proper for Defendants Hobbs or Kelly. The
Court will address Mr. Strong’s claims against those Defendants in a separate
The Clerk of Court shall prepare summonses for Defendants Hamilton, Abulimen,
and McKinney. The United States Marshal shall serve copies of the Complaint, with any
attachments (docket entry #1), and a summons for these Defendants without requiring
prepayment of fees and costs or security. Service for these Defendants should be through
counsel for Corizon, Inc., Humphries & Lewis, P. O. Box 20670, White Hall, Arkansas
Although Mr. Strong refers to Dr. J. McKinney as both Dr. McKinnney and Dr.
McKenney, the Court will refer to this Defendant as Dr. McKinney.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 25th day of February, 2014.
JOE J. VOLPE
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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