Allen v. Aramark

Filing 10

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan on 8/26/2010 ORDERING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP is GRANTED; Pltf to pay the $350 filing fee in accordance w/CDC order; Service is appropriate for dft Aramark; The Clerk to send pltf 1 USM-285 form, one summons, an instruction sheet and one copy of the 12/17/2009 complaint.(Matson, R)

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(PC) Allen v. Aramark Doc. 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 vs. ARAMARK, Defendant. / Akal Allen, an inmate confined at Deuel Vocational Institute, filed this pro se civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. 1983. Plaintiff's complaint concerns events alleged to have occurred while he was incarcerated at the Solano County Jail. In addition to filing a complaint, plaintiff has filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis. This proceeding was referred to this court by Local Rule 302 pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 636(b)(1) and is before the undersigned pursuant to plaintiff's consent. See E.D. Cal. Local Rules, Appx. A, at (k)(4). I. Request to Proceed In Forma Pauperis Plaintiff has requested leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1915. Dckt. No. 2. Plaintiff's application makes the showing required by 28 U.S.C. 1915(a)(1) and (2). Accordingly, by separate order, the court directs the agency having custody of plaintiff to collect and forward the appropriate monthly payments for the filing fee as set forth in 28 U.S.C. 1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA AKAL ALLEN, Plaintiff, No. CIV S-09-3488 EFB P ORDER Dockets.Justia.com 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 1915(b)(1) and (2). II. Screening Order Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1915A, the court shall review "a complaint in a civil action in which a prisoner seeks redress from a governmental entity or officer or employee of a governmental entity." 28 U.S.C. 1915A(a). "On review, the court shall identify cognizable claims or dismiss the complaint, or any portion of the complaint, if the complaint (1) is frivolous, malicious, or fails to state a claim upon which relief may be granted; or (2) seeks monetary relief from a defendant who is immune from such relief." Id. 1915A(b). The court finds that, for the limited purposes of 1915A screening, the complaint states a cognizable claim for relief against defendant. Accordingly, it hereby is ordered that: 1. Plaintiff's request to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. 2. Plaintiff shall pay the statutory filing fee of $350. All payments shall be collected in accordance with the notice to the Director of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation filed concurrently herewith. 3. Service is appropriate for defendant Aramark. 4. The Clerk of the Court shall send plaintiff one USM-285 forms, one summons, an instruction sheet and one copy of the December 17, 2009 complaint. 5. Within 30 days from service of this order, plaintiff shall complete the attached Notice of Submission of Documents and submit it to the court with the completed summons and USM285 form and 2 copies of the endorsed December 17, 2009 complaint. 6. Upon receipt of the necessary materials, the court will direct the United States Marshal to serve defendants Aramark pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4 without payment of costs. Failure to comply with this order will result in this action being dismissed. Dated: August 26, 2010. 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 3 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA AKAL ALLEN, Plaintiff, vs. ARAMARK, Defendant. / Plaintiff hereby submits the following documents in compliance with the court's order filed 1 1 2 Dated: Plaintiff : completed summons form completed forms USM-285 copies of the December 17, 2009 Complaint NOTICE OF SUBMISSION OF OF DOCUMENTS No. CIV S-09-3488 EFB P

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