Drake v. Jones et al
ORDER appointing Ms. Amy Jowers, Esq. as counsel for plaintiff for the purpose of conducting trial only. Signed by Honorable Joseph F Anderson, Jr on 08/03/2010. (Attachments: # 1 Pretrial Order (ECF No. 118 ), # 2 Order Amending Pretrial Order (ECF No. 127 ))(bshr, )
D rake v. Jones et al
Do c. 128
U N I T E D STATES DISTRICT COURT D IS T R IC T OF SOUTH CAROLINA
H o b a rt P. Drake,
) ) P l a in tif f , ) v. ) ) S g t. Scott Jones; Sgt. Brian Taylor; ) O ff icer Natasha Alston; Officer Harry ) P e re z ; Two Officers as John Doe, et al.; ) o f f ic ia l and individual capacity, ) ) D e f e n d a n ts . ) _________________________________ )
C /A No. 6:09-908-JFA-WMC
F o r the purposes of conducting the trial only, this court hereby appoints Charleston a tto rn e y Amy Jowers, to represent the plaintiff. Ms. Jowers's responsibilities shall be limited to helping select the jury (or having one of her associates from her law firm perform this f u n c tio n ), and then representing the plaintiff at the jury trial in this case. In a sm u c h as the discovery period is already closed, no further discovery will be a llo w e d . The Clerk's Office is hereby requested to send Ms. Jowers copies of the court's two p re tria l orders so that she will be apprised of the witnesses and exhibits that have been d e sig n a te d for trial. It should be noted that the plaintiff has listed two nurses, who treated h im for his alleged injuries, as potential witnesses. This court has learned that neither of th e s e two nurses is still employed by the South Carolina Department of Corrections. T h e re f o re , as part of Ms. Jowers's pretrial responsibilities, she should make an effort to
lo c a te these nurses and have them subpoenaed for trial. The court maintains a library fund f ro m which expenses such as witness subpoenas may be defrayed. C o n s is te n t with the trial notice sent out by the Clerk previously, the court will draw th e jury to try this case from Judge Blatt's jury venire which will report to the Charleston F e d e ra l Courthouse on Tuesday, September 21, 2010. The trial will be conducted two weeks la te r, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 5, 2010. IT IS SO ORDERED.
August 3, 2010 C o lu m b ia , South Carolina
Joseph F. Anderson, Jr. U n ite d States District Judge
Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.
Why Is My Information Online?