Stevens v. Doe et al
ORDER denying 32 Plaintiff's Motion for Sanctions. Signed by Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray on 03/10/2015. (kcs)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
JIMMY DON STEVENS
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Plaintiff has filed this pro se action alleging that Defendant United States of
America provided him with negligent medical care, in violation of the Federal Tort
Claims Act. He has recently filed a Motion asking the Court to impose sanctions
because unnamed individuals at the Washington County Jail have released unspecified
information about “this case” to unnamed individuals. Doc. 32. Plaintiff does not
allege any wrongdoing on the part of Defendant United States of America, which is
the only Defendant in this lawsuit. Thus, Plaintiff’s vague request for sanctions is
If Plaintiff believes that individuals at the Washington County Detention Center
are somehow violating his constitutional rights, he should raise that claim in a new
federal lawsuit, after he has exhausted his available administrative remedies at the jail.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT Plaintiff’s Motion for Sanctions (Doc.
49) is DENIED.
Dated this 10th day of March, 2015.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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