Doffee/Maxwell v. Arkansas Department of Correction et al
ORDER re 103 104 Amended Complaints filed by Robert G Doffee/Maxwell which provided the first names of Defendants Taylor and Davis; Pltf also identified several John Does; the Clerk is directed to change the style of the case to reflect the corre ct names of Defendants Joana Taylor and Corderro Davis; the Clerk is directed to add as Defendants David Hurt, Bobby Kent, Phillip Gordon, and Ms. Brown. Service is appropriate for these Defendants and the U.S. Marshal is directed to serve them with a copy of the complaint, this Order, and summons on said Defendants, w/o prepayment of fees and costs or security therefor. Signed by Magistrate Judge H. David Young on 10/31/08. (mkf)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF DIVISION ROBERT "G"-DOFFEE/MAXWELL ADC #108778 V. ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION et al. ORDE R Plaintiff filed this complaint on January 23, 2008, and service was ordered. However, the summons was returned unexecuted as to Defendants Davis (docket entry #27), and Taylor (docket entry #65). Notes accompanying the returns for each Defendant indicated that a first name was needed. Plaintiff has now provided the first names for Joana Taylor and Corderro Davis (docket entries #103-#104). Plaintiff has also identified several John Does as David Hurt, Bobby Kent, Phillip Gordon, and Ms. Brown. Construing Plaintiff's complaint liberally, the Court concludes that, for screening purposes, he has stated a cognizable claim for relief against said Defendants. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT: 1. The Clerk is directed to change the style of the case to reflect the correct names of NO: 5:08CV00015 JMM/HDY DEFENDANTS PLAINTIFF
Defendants Joana Taylor and Corderro Davis. 2. The Clerk is directed to add as Defendants David Hurt, Bobby Kent, Phillip Gordon,
and Ms. Brown. 3. Service is appropriate on Defendants Joana Taylor, Corderro Davis, David Hurt,
Bobby Kent, Phillip Gordon, and Ms. Brown, and the United States Marshal is directed to serve a copy of the complaint (docket entry #2), this order, and summons on said Defendants, without 1
prepayment of fees and costs or security therefor.1 DATED this 31 day of October, 2008.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Plaintiff has been granted leave to proceed in forma pauperis (docket entry #12). 2
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