Rodriguez v. Buchanna

Filing 8

ORDER directing the Clerk to prepare summons and the U.S. Marshal to serve deft with summons, original and amended complaints without prepayment of costs therefor. Signed by Magistrate Judge Henry L. Jones, Jr on 4/9/09. (bkp)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF DIVISION MANUEL RODRIGUEZ, ADC #128041 v. TINA BUCHANNA ORDER By Order dated March 4 2009 (DE #3), this Court granted plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis in this action filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983. However, finding plaintiff's complaint too vague and conclusory to enable the Court to determine whether it is frivolous, fails to state a claim, or states a legitimate claim, the Court directed plaintiff to submit an amended complaint within thirty days. Plaintiff has now submitted an amended complaint (DE #5). . Having reviewed the original and amended complaints, and construing them together, it now appears to the Court that service is appropriate. Accordingly, IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that service is appropriate for the defendant Tina Buchanna. The Clerk of the Court shall prepare summons for the defendant and the United States Marshal is hereby directed to serve a copy of the original (DE #2) and amended complaints (DE #5) and summons on 5:09CV00061HLJ DEFENDANT PLAINTIFF defendant in care of the Arkansas Board of Correction and Community Punishment Compliance Division, P.O. Box 20550, Pine Bluff, AR 71612-0550, without prepayment of fees and costs or security therefore. IT IS SO ORDERED this 9th day of April, 2009. __________________________________ United States Magistrate Judge 1

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