(PC) Keller v. Alison et al

Filing 32

ORDER Substituting H. Shirley and J. Cronjager in Place of Doe Defendants signed by Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean on 5/9/2022. Doe 1 and Doe 2 terminated. (Jessen, A)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 PAUL STEPHEN KELLER, 12 Plaintiff, 13 14 v. Case No. 1:21-cv-01707-JLT-EPG (PC) ORDER SUBSTITUTING H. SHIRLEY AND J. CRONJAGER IN PLACE OF DOE DEFENDANTS SCOTT DEGOUGH, et al., 15 Defendants. 16 17 18 Paul Keller (“Plaintiff”) is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this 19 civil rights action. This case is currently proceeding on Plaintiff’s Eighth Amendment conditions 20 of confinement claim against defendants Doe 1, DeGough, and Doe 2 based on allegations that 21 the water at Wasco State Prison is contaminated, and that Defendants have not appropriately 22 responded to the issue. (ECF Nos. 9, 16, & 20). 23 In this case, the Court authorized service on the Doe defendants because “Plaintiff 24 provided specific and unique titles for the Doe defendants, as well as relevant dates on which they 25 held those titles.” (ECF No. 16, p.1 n.1). The Doe defendants have now been identified. Doe 1 26 is H. Shirley and Doe 2 is J. Cronjager. Both H. Shirley and J. Cronjager have waived service of 27 process. (ECF No. 22). Their responsive pleading is due on or before June 17, 2022. (ECF No. 28 29). 1 1 2 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 3 1. H. Shirley is substituted into this action in place of Doe 1. References to Doe 1 4 will be treated as if they referred to H. Shirley. 5 2. J. Cronjager is substituted into this action in place of Doe 2. References to Doe 2 6 will be treated as if they referred to J. Cronjager. 7 3. The Clerk of Court is directed to terminate defendants Doe 1 and Doe 2 on the Court’s docket. 8 9 10 IT IS SO ORDERED. 11 Dated: 12 May 9, 2022 /s/ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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