Knight v. Stieve et al

Filing 7

ORDER directing the Clerk to add Defendant Pittman to the docket. Then the Clerk shall prepare summons and the USM shall serve Defendants Campbell and Pittman without prepayment of fees or costs or security therefore. Signed by Magistrate Judge Joe J. Volpe on 3/24/2016. (lej)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF DIVISION TEVIN D. KNIGHT, ADC # 155721 v. PLAINTIFF 5:16CV00019-DPM-JJV STIEVE, Doctor, Correct Care Solutions; et al. DEFENDANTS ORDER Having reviewed Plaintiff’s Amended Complaint (Doc. No. 6) for screening purposes,1 the Court concludes service is appropriate for Defendants Geraldine Campbell and Pittman.2 Pittman is not currently on the docket and the Clerk of Court shall add her as a Defendant. Then, the Clerk of Court shall prepare Summons for these Defendants and the United States Marshal shall serve a copy of the Amended Complaint (Doc. No. 6), Summons, and this Order on them without prepayment fees or costs or security therefore. Service for both Defendants should be through Humphries, Odum and Eubanks Law Firm, P.O. Box 20670, White Hall, AR 71612. DATED this 24th day of March, 2016. ____________________________________ JOE J. VOLPE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 1 The Prison Litigation Reform Act requires federal courts to screen prisoner complaints seeking relief against a governmental entity, officer, or employee. 28 U.S.C. Sect. 1915A(a). 2 Plaintiff has not provided a full name for Defendant Pittman. Service will be attempted based on her last name and title - a nurse at the East Arkansas Regional Unit.

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