Alexander v. Hobbs et al
ORDER directing the Clerk to issue summons and the U.S. Marshal to serve the summons, signed complaint (DE#5), and this Order on Defendants, without prepayment of fees and costs or security therefor. Signed by Magistrate Judge H. David Young on 1/13/09. (mkf)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF DIVISION MICHAEL ALEXANDER ADC #99029 V. RAY HOBBS et al. NO: 5:08CV00275 BSM/HDY DEFENDANTS PLAINTIFF
ORDE R Plaintiff filed a pro se complaint, pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, on October 6, 2008 (docket entry #2), and he was granted leave to proceed in forma pauperis. On October 30, 2008, Plaintiff filed a signed copy of his complaint (docket entry #5). Construing Plaintiff's complaint liberally, the Court concludes that, for screening purposes, Plaintiff states a cognizable claim for relief under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against Defendants, and will order service. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT service is appropriate on Defendants. The Clerk of the Court is directed to prepare a summons for Defendants, and the United States Marshal is directed to serve a copy of the signed complaint (docket entry #5), this order, and summons, on Defendants, without prepayment of fees and costs or security therefor. DATED this 13 day of January, 2009.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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