STEWART v. WARDEN et al
ORDER THAT DEFENDANTS MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT (DOC. NO. 31) IS GRANTED. JUDGMENT IS ENTERED IN FAVOR OF DEFENDANTS STACY RYBACK AND TOWANDA LEWIS ON COUNTS I, II, AND IV OF PLAINTIFF'S AMENDED COMPLAINT. PLAINTIFF HAVING FAILED TO IDNETIFY T HE JOHN AND JANE DOE DEFENDANTS NAMED IN THE AMENDED COMPLAINT, THOSE DEFENDANTS ARE DISMISSED FROM THIS ACTION. PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO AMEND COMPLAINT (DOC. NO. 38) IS GRANTED. PLAINTIFF SHALL HAVE UNTIL 11/17/14 TO FILE A REVISED SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT. A TELEPHONE CONFERENCE CALL SHALL BE HELD ON 11/20/14 AT 3:00 P.M. DEFENSE COUNSEL SAHLL INITIATE THE CALL. SIGNED BY HONORABLE JUAN R. SANCHEZ ON 11/6/14. 11/7/14 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED TO PRO SE PETITIONER AND E-MAILED. (jpd)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
C.O. STACEY RYBAK, et al.
AND NOW, this 6th day of November, 2014, for the reasons set forth in the
accompanying Memorandum, it is ORDERED:
Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment (Document 31) is GRANTED.
Judgment is entered in favor of Defendants Stacy Rybak and Towanda Lewis on
Counts I, II, and IV of Plaintiff Barry Stewart’s Amended Complaint.
Plaintiff having failed to identify the additional John and Jane Doe Defendants named
in the Amended Complaint after a reasonable period of discovery, those Defendants
are DISMISSED from this action pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 21.
Counts I, III, and IV of the Amended Complaint are therefore DISMISSED as to
Stewart’s Motion to Amend Complaint (Document 38) is GRANTED. Stewart shall
have until November 17, 2014, to file a revised Second Amended Complaint
advancing a claim for failure to protect against the City of Philadelphia based on the
staffing policies at the Philadelphia Detention Center.
A telephone conference shall be held on November 20, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. to discuss
the schedule going forward in this case. Defense counsel shall initiate the call to
chambers at 267-299-7780.
BY THE COURT:
/s/ Juan R. Sánchez
Juan R. Sánchez, J.
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