Hill v. Hallman et al
ORDER granting 32 Motion for More Definite Statement. Plaintiff is ordered to provide the Defendant with the approximate dates for the alleged occurrences or interactions that are the subject to Plaintiff's Complaint against Defendant Davis no later than November 30, 2012. Signed by Magistrate Judge Kaymani D West on 11/7/2012.(mcot, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Douglas J. Hill #135153,
Lt. Leslie Davis,
C/A No. 5:12-1428-MGL-KDW
Plaintiff, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, seeks relief pursuant to Title 42, United
States Code, § 1983. This matter is before the court on Defendant’s Motion for More Definite
Statement, filed on October 17, 2012. ECF No. 32. Plaintiff did not respond to Defendant’s
In support of the motion for a more definite statement, Defendant requests that the
court order Plaintiff “to provide the date on which he alleges that the Defendant deprived him of
any rights, privileges, or immunities secured by the Constitutions and laws.” ECF No. 32.
Defendant contends that Plaintiff’s Complaint is “so vague and ambiguous that Defendant cannot
reasonably prepare a response.” Id.
The court has reviewed the allegations in Plaintiff’s
Complaint and notes that Plaintiff has not included in his Complaint specific dates that
Defendant Davis allegedly used excessive force on Plaintiff or filed false charges against
Accordingly, Defendant’s Motion for a More Definite Statement, ECF No. 32, is
GRANTED. Plaintiff is ordered to provide the Defendant with the approximate dates for the
alleged occurrences or interactions that are the subject of Plaintiff’s Complaint against Defendant
Davis no later than November 30, 2012.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
November 7, 2012
Florence, South Carolina
Kaymani D. West
United States Magistrate Judge
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