Griffin v. Tisdale et al
ORDER directing each legal representative entering an appearance in this matter on behalf of any defendant to complete a Defendant's Certification and file it with the court within seven (7) days from the date of this ord er. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that if any party disagrees with the court's construction of the Plaintiff's claims, he or she may file an appropriate motion with the court within seven (7) days from the date of this order. (Defendant Certification by due by 5/5/2021.) Signed by Magistrate Judge Paige J. Gossett on 4/28/2021. (mmcd)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
EX REL- Terrance Griffin,
Rudy Tisdale; Paul Fata; Michael McCall;
Cecilia Reynolds; John Doe, Kirkland C.I.
Waren; Scott Lewis; John Doe, "BRCI"
This is a civil action filed by a self-represented state prisoner. Under Local Civil Rule
73.02(B)(2) (D.S.C.), pretrial proceedings in this action have been referred to the assigned United
States Magistrate Judge. On March 3, 2021 the court issued an order authorizing issuance and
service of process. (ECF No.15.) In that order, under the heading “Construction of the Pleading,”
the court, following initial screening pursuant to applicable law, listed the claims it construed as
raised by the Plaintiff in the Amended Complaint.
Counsel has now entered an appearance for one or more named defendants. The court directs
each legal representative entering an appearance in this matter on behalf of any defendant to certify
that the court’s order authorizing service of process has been received and that the Plaintiff’s claims
as construed by the court have been reviewed by completing the “Defendant’s Certification” below
and filing it with the court within seven (7) days from the date of this order. If any party disagrees
with the court’s construction of the Plaintiff’s claims, he or she may file an appropriate motion with
the court within seven (7) days from the date of this order.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
April 28, 2021
Columbia, South Carolina
s/Paige J. Gossett
Paige J. Gossett
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
I, _______________________________ (print name), hereby certify that I have received the
order authorizing issuance and service of process in this case and have reviewed the court’s
construction of the pleading.
Signature of party or legal representative
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