Richard v. Tallant et al

Filing 8

ORDER granting 6 Motion to Supplement. Signed by Honorable Barry A. Bryant on May 7, 2014. (mll)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS TEXARKANA DIVISION LOUIS EDWARD RICHARD V. PLAINTIFF CIVIL NO. 4:14-cv-04027 JANA TALLANT; TARA GREEN; TAMMY ARNOLD; SHELBY MILLER; JAILER MISTY; JAILER SHAWN; ANDRE JONES; DAWANDA SCHWOPE; and BRIAN COOK DEFENDANTS ORDER Plaintiff proceeds in this section 1983 action pro se and in forma pauperis. Before the Court is Plaintiff’s first Motion to Supplement Complaint. ECF No. 6. Rule 15 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure governs amended pleadings. Rule 15(a) provides in pertinent part: (1) Amending as a Matter of Course. A party may amend its pleading once as a matter of course within: (A) 21 days after serving it, or (B) if the pleading is one to which a responsive pleading is required, 21 days after service of a responsive pleading or 21 days after service of a motion under Rule 12(b), (e), or (f), whichever is earlier. Fed. R. Civ. P. 15(a). Plaintiff filed his Motion to Supplement on March 4, 2014. This is his first motion moving to supplement or amend his Complaint. As of this date, Defendants have not yet been served. Accordingly, Plaintiff may supplement his Complaint as a matter of course. Fed. R. Civ. P. 1 15(a)(1). Plaintiff’s Motion to Supplement is hereby GRANTED. The Clerk is DIRECTED to file Plaintiff’s Motion to Supplement (ECF No. 6) as a supplement to his Complaint. IT IS SO ORDERED this 7th day of May 2014. /s/ Barry A. Bryant HON. BARRY A. BRYANT UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 2

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