Ewing v. Wallace et al
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER re: 48 MOTION to Add Party filed by Plaintiff Jermaine S. Ewing. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that plaintiff's motion to join parties (#48) is DENIED. Signed by District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr on 7/29/14. (CSG)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI
JERMAINE S. EWING,
LESLIE TYLER, et al.,
No. 1:13CV71 SNLJ
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
Plaintiff, an inmate currently incarcerated at Missouri Eastern Correctional Center
(“MECC”), brought the instant action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against defendants
Leslie Tyler, Tina Boyet and Unknown Robinson for alleged injuries he received while
he was incarcerated at Southeastern Correctional Center (“SECC”). Defendants are all
correctional officers at that facility. Plaintiff filed a motion for “Joinder of Persons
Needed for Just Adjudication” on July 9, 2014. (#48.) Plaintiff seeks to add certain
defendants to his case pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 19. However, it
appears plaintiff seeks to “join” as defendants a number of individuals whom he
originally named as defendants in his earlier complaint. On February 6, 2014, the Court
ordered that the Clerk not serve process on those individuals because claims against them
were legally frivolous and/or plaintiff failed to state a claim against them (#29).
Plaintiff’s latest attempt to join them to this matter, which relies on Missouri statutes and
Missouri Department of Corrections protocols, is flawed for the same reasons that were
provided in this Courts February 6, 2014 Order (#29).
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that plaintiff’s motion to join parties (#48) is
Dated this 29th day of July, 2014.
STEPHEN N. LIMBAUGH, JR.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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