White v. Turner et al
PROCESS ORDER directing Clerk to issue process for Ricky Scott and directing US Marshal to serve. Signed by Magistrate Judge Roy Percy on 2/15/2021. (cb)
Case: 4:20-cv-00054-RP Doc #: 38 Filed: 02/16/21 1 of 2 PageID #: 133
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI
HOUSTON ANDREW WHITE
MARSHALL TURNER, et al.
The court has reviewed the complaint in this case and finds that process should issue for
Defendant Ricky Scott.
It is, therefore, ORDERED:
The clerk of the court will issue process for Ricky Scott, along with a copy of this
order and the order permitting the plaintiff to proceed in forma pauperis. The United States
Marshal Service will serve process upon this defendant under to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(d), using good
faith efforts to identify and locate the proper person and obtain service by all approved
alternative means as provided by F.R.Civ.P. 4 and Miss.R.Civ.P. 4 if service by mail is
unsuccessful. If the defendant is located in another state, the Marshal Service must obtain
service by that state’s law governing service of process.
A revised scheduling order1 may be issued once the defendant has answered; the
plaintiff may not submit any discovery requests until the scheduling order has been entered.
In the event any damages or other moneys become payable to or for the benefit of
the plaintiff as a result of this litigation, whether by way of satisfaction of a judgment,
compromise settlement, or otherwise, the plaintiff remains liable to the United States for the
A Process and Scheduling Order was previously entered in this cause as all defendants were employed by the
Mississippi Department of Corrections (“MDOC”). Doc. #s 29, 31. Counsel for MDOC, however, has recently
informed the Court that Ricky Scott is no longer an MDOC employee. Doc. # 37 (restricted document).
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reimbursement of all court costs, fees and expenses which he has caused to be incurred in the
course of this litigation, and the United States will have a lien against any damages or other
moneys until the United States has been fully reimbursed for those court costs, fees and expenses
by payment of them into the court.
The plaintiff must acknowledge receipt of this order by signing the enclosed
acknowledgment form and returning it to the court within fourteen (14) days of this date.
The plaintiff’s failure to keep the court informed of his current address or to
comply with the requirements of this order may lead to dismissal of his lawsuit under Fed. R.
Civ. P. 41(b), for failure to prosecute and failure to comply with an order of the court.
SO ORDERED, this the 16th day of February, 2021.
/s/ Roy Percy
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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