McEwing v. Shores et al
ORDER notifying Plaintiff that he must provide identification with addresses for John Does within 30 days of the date of this Order. Signed by Magistrate Judge Joe J. Volpe on 11/27/2013. (srw)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
PINE BLUFF DIVISION
ANDRE D. MCEWING,
ADC # 116327
SHORES, Lieutenant, Varner Unit,
Arkansas Department of Correction; et al.
Plaintiff filed this action on August 2, 2012 (Doc. No. 2). On January 18, 2013, Plaintiff
added John Does as defendants but to date, no identification has been provided to the Court.
Plaintiff is hereby notified he must provide identification with addresses for John Does
within thirty days of the date of this Order. In accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure
4(m), failure to obtain service shall result in the dismissal of these defendants without prejudice.1
SO ORDERED this 27th day of November, 2013.
JOE J. VOLPE
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
FED. R. CIV. P. 4(m) Time Limit for Service: “If a defendant is not served within 120 days
after the complaint is filed, the court—on motion or on its own after notice to the plaintiff—must
dismiss the action without prejudice against that defendant or order that service be made within a
specified time. But if the plaintiff shows good cause for the failure, the court must extend the time
for service for an appropriate period.”
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