Brown v. Watson et al

Filing 62

ORDER denying re 57 Motion for Court Assistance; denying re 58 Motion to Appoint Counsel; denying as moot re 59 Motion to provide documents, ; denying 59 and denying as moot Motion for Extension of Time to File Response. The Court direct s the Clerk to send the Plaintiff a docket sheet, and if plaintiff wants to request copies of specific document he may do so; however, the Court will not send him a copy of ALL documents that have been filed in this case without a showing of good cause. Signed by Honorable James R. Marschewski on February 25, 2013. (sh)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS HARRISON DIVISION DANIEL RAY BROWN v. PLAINTIFF Civil No. 10-3080 YOLANDA WATSON, Probation Officer; MIKE PIPPIN, Assistant Area Manager; KENT VILLINES, Parole Officer; MIKE THOMAS, Area Manager; JEFF TILLMAN, Assistant Director, Parole Services; DAN ROBERTS, Director, Parole Services; DAVE EBERHARD, Director; JAMES L. WILLIAMS, Hearing Examiner; DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION; and CITY OF HARRISON; HARRISON PROBATION and PAROLE SERVICES DEFENDANTS ORDER Plaintiff has filed the following motions: (1) a motion for the Court’s assistance (Doc. 57); (2) a motion for appointment of counsel (Doc. 58); and (3) a motion for a Court order (Doc. 59). Each motion will be addressed in turn. Motion for Court Assistance (Doc. 57) Plaintiff asks the Court to assist him by: propounding interrogatories; scheduling a deposition meeting with each Defendant and preparing a separate questionnaire for each Defendant; and allow him to depose each Defendant. The motion (Doc. 57) is denied. The Court does not propound interrogatories for any party to a lawsuit. Plaintiff for some reason believes that the Court prepared a questionnaire for the Defendants for use in his deposition. The Court did not prepare a questionnaire for Defendants and will not do so for the Plaintiff. -1- AO72A (Rev. 8/82) Motion For Appointment of Counsel (Doc. 58) This is the Plaintiff’s second motion for appointment of counsel. Plaintiff assets that he is just now recalling having been kidnaped, beaten, and electrocuted for a period of hours by three men. He maintains this event has caused him to lose mental acuity and has caused memory loss. He asks that all proceedings be postponed and that he be appointed counsel. The Court has reviewed the file. Plaintiff has filed numerous documents on his own behalf. During his deposition, he answered all questions about the events this lawsuit is about. He did not claim memory loss as a result of a kidnaping and beating. The Court believes the Plaintiff is capable of representing himself. The motion (Doc. 58) is denied. Motion for Court Order (Doc. 59) In this motion, Plaintiff seeks an extension of time to file his summary judgment response. This portion of the motion is moot. Plaintiff has filed his response (Doc. 60). Next, he asks that the Clerk be ordered to provide him with all documents in this case. He asserts the Boone County Jail does not allow certain types of mail and that the jail does not have a law library. This motion (Doc. 59) is denied as moot. Plaintiff is no longer incarcerated in the Boone County Jail. However, the Clerk is directed to send the Plaintiff a docket sheet. If there are specific documents Plaintiff wants to request. he may do so; however, the Court will not send him a copy of all document that have been filed in this case without a showing of good cause. IT IS SO ORDERED this 25th day of February 2013. /s/ J. Marschewski HON. JAMES R. MARSCHEWSKI CHIEF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE -2- AO72A (Rev. 8/82)

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