Walker v. Kernan et al

Filing 6

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Allison Claire on 10/30/17 GRANTING 5 defendant Kelso's request. (Plummer, M)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 G. DANIEL WALKER, 12 13 14 15 16 No. 2:17-cv-02191 AC P Plaintiff, v. ORDER DEPARTMENTAL REVIEW BOARD, et al., Defendants. 17 18 Defendant Kelso has filed a request for screening of plaintiff’s complaint pursuant to 28 19 U.S.C. § 1915A(a), and a stay of the responsive pleading deadline. ECF No. 5. The court has 20 already found plaintiff’s current complaint deficient and offered him a chance to file an amended 21 complaint. ECF No. 4. Defendants, Kelso included, will not be required to file a responsive 22 pleading until the court screens plaintiff’s amended complaint and deems at least one claim 23 within it viable to proceed. Accordingly, defendant Kelso’s request (ECF No. 5) is GRANTED. 24 25 26 27 28 SO ORDERED. DATED: October 30, 2017

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