Hankins v. Russell et al
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER re: 147 MOTION for the court to order subpoenas, writs of habeas corpus and or subpoena duces tecum to these witnesses to give testimony at trial filed by Plaintiff Ronnie Hankins - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court shall prepare subpoenas for those witnesses for whom Plaintiff has provided an address. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the United States Marshals Service shall serve said subpoenas upon said witnesses. Signed by District Judge Henry Edward Autrey on 9/1/17. (KJS)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI
TERRY RUSSELL, et al.,
No. 4:13CV1999 HEA
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
This matter is before the Court on pro se plaintiff=s Motion for the Court to
Order Subpoenas, Writs of Habeas Corpus and/or subpoena Duces Tecum to
Witnesses to give Testimony at Trial, [Doc. No. 147]. The Motion is granted as to
witnesses for whom Plaintiff has given addresses.
Courts exercising inherent supervisory power over in forma pauperis
subpoenas generally consider factors such as the relevance and materiality of the
information requested and the necessity of the particular testimony or documents to
proving the indigent=s case. See Jackson v. Brinker, 1992 WL 404537, at *6 (S.D.
Ind. Dec. 21, 1992).
The Clerk of the Court shall prepare Plaintiff’s subpoenas to be served by the
United States Marshals Service.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court shall prepare
subpoenas for those witnesses for whom Plaintiff has provided an address.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the United States Marshals Service shall
serve said subpoenas upon said witnesses.
Dated this 1st day of September, 2017
HENRY EDWARD AUTREY
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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