Jackson v. Davis, et al.
ORDER ADOPTING 19 FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS IN FULL and ORDER DIRECTING PLAINTIFF TO SUBMIT SERVICE DOCUMENTS and USM-285 Forms Within Thirty (30) Days signed by District Judge Dale A. Drozd on 5/5/2017. Service is appropriate for P. Johnson. Clerk to send plaintiff: 1 Summons, 1 USM-285 Form, and 1 copy of the Complaint filed on 8/15/16. (Attachments: # 1 USM Instructions). (Jessen, A)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
R. DAVIS, et al.,
ORDER ADOPTING FINDINGS AND
RECOMMENDATIONS AND DIRECTING
(Doc. No. 19)
Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights
action filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The matter was referred to a United States Magistrate
Judge pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B) and Local Rule 302.
On December 12, 2016, the assigned magistrate judge issued an order directing plaintiff to
either file a third amended complaint or notify the court of his willingness to proceed only on the
claims found to be cognizable in the court’s screen order. (Doc. No. 17.) Plaintiff indicated his
willingness to proceed only on the claims found cognizable by the magistrate judge in the
December 29, 2016 screening order. (Doc. No. 18.) On January 19, 2017, the assigned
magistrate judge issued findings and recommendations recommending that service be initiated on
defendant P. Johnson on the claim found by the court to be cognizable and that all other claims
and defendants be dismissed from this action with prejudice. (Doc. No. 19.) Plaintiff filed no
objections to those findings and recommendations and the time in which to do so has passed.
In accordance with the provisions of 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C), the undersigned has
conducted a de novo review of this case. Having carefully reviewed the entire file, the
undersigned concludes the findings and recommendations are supported by the record and by
For the reasons set forth above:
1. Plaintiff shall proceed on his Eighth Amendment claim against defendant Johnson;
2. All other claims asserted in plaintiff’s second amended complaint and all other named
defendants are dismissed;
3. Service shall be initiated on defendant P. Johnson;
4. The Clerk of the Court shall send plaintiff one (1) USM-285 forms, one (1) summons,
a Notice of Submission of Documents form, an instruction sheet and a copy of the second
amended complaint filed August 15, 2016;
5. Within thirty (30) days from the date of this order, plaintiff shall complete and return to
the court the notice of submission of documents along with the following documents:
a. Completed summons,
b. One completed USM-285 form for each defendant listed above,
c. Two (2) copies of the endorsed complaint filed August 15, 2016; and
6. Upon receipt of the above-described documents, the court will direct the United States
Marshal to serve the above-named defendant pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4
without payment of costs.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
May 5, 2017
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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