Emilio v. Nebraska Department of Correctional Services et al
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting 26 Motion to Compel. Plaintiff may engage in discovery prior to the issuance of the progression order for the limited purpose of identifying and obtaining addresses for Defendants named in the Complaint. The Clerk o f the court shall send ONE (1) summons forms and ONE (1) USM-285 forms to Plaintiff to complete and return to the Clerk to forward to US Marshal. The Clerk of the Court is directed to set a pro se case management deadline in this case with the following text: "April 30, 2014: Check for service of summons on Defendant Antholz." Ordered by Judge John M. Gerrard. (Copy mailed to pro se party with forms) (ADB)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
ROBERT P. HOUSTON, Director,
FRED BRITTEN, Warden, and L.
This matter is before the court on Plaintiff’s Motion for Discovery. (Filing No.
26.) In the Motion, Plaintiff asks for leave to engage in discovery prior to the
issuance of a progression order. (Id.) Liberally construed, Plaintiff seeks leave to
serve one set of interrogatories on Defendants Houston and Britten to assist him in
discovering the address of Defendant Antholz. (Id.) Upon careful consideration,
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that:
Plaintiff’s Motion for Discovery (filing no. 26) is granted. Plaintiff may
engage in discovery prior to the issuance of the progression order for the limited
purpose of identifying and obtaining addresses for Defendants named in the
Plaintiff shall have until April 30, 2014, to complete service of process
on Defendant Antholz.
To obtain service of process on Defendant Antholz, Plaintiff must
complete and return the summons forms that the Clerk of the court will provide. The
Clerk of the court shall send ONE (1) summons forms and ONE (1) USM-285 forms
to Plaintiff together with a copy of this Memorandum and Order. Plaintiff shall, as
soon as possible, complete the forms and send the completed forms back to the Clerk
of the court. In the absence of the forms, service of process cannot occur.
The Clerk of the Court is directed to set a pro se case management
deadline in this case with the following text: “April 30, 2014: Check for service of
summons on Defendant Antholz.”
DATED this 12th day of March, 2014.
BY THE COURT:
s/ John M. Gerrard
United States District Judge
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