Jackson v. Department of Corrections Washington et al

Filing 23

ORDER DIRECTING SERVICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLAINT ON DEFENDANT KINSLOW by Hon. Mary Alice Theiler. **5 PAGE(S), PRINT ALL**(Kyntrel Jackson, Prisoner ID: 355949)(RS) cc dft Kinslow w/service docs

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 6 7 8 KYNTREL T. JACKSON, Plaintiff, 9 10 11 Case No. C16-1856-RAJ-MAT v. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS WASHINGTON, et al., ORDER DIRECTING SERVICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLAINT ON DEFENDANT KINSLOW 12 Defendants. 13 14 Plaintiff is proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this 42 U.S.C. § 1983 prisoner civil 15 rights action against C. Kinslow, DDS, a dentist at the Monroe Correctional Complex (“MCC”); 16 Lynn Knuckle, RN, a nurse at the MCC; and Tim Thrasher, a Department of Corrections manager. 17 Plaintiff is currently incarcerated at the Washington State Penitentiary (“WSP”) and is subject to 18 the Court’s mandatory Prisoner E-Filing Initiative under General Orders 06-16 and 02-15. 19 Ms. Knuckle and Mr. Thrasher have been served and counsel has appeared on their behalf. 20 Dr. Kinslow, however, is no longer working for the Department of Corrections, and the Court was 21 unable to serve him at the address provided by plaintiff. Counsel for Ms. Knuckle and Mr. 22 Thrasher has filed under seal Dr. Kinslow’s last known address. Dkt. 22 (sealed). Accordingly, 23 the Court finds and ORDERS: ORDER - 1 1 (1) Service by Clerk 2 The Clerk is directed to send the following to Dr. Kinslow by first class mail at the 3 addresses provided in Docket 22: a copy of plaintiff’s amended complaint, a copy of this Order, 4 two copies of the notice of lawsuit and request for waiver of service of summons, a waiver of 5 service of summons, and a return envelope, postage prepaid, addressed to the Clerk’s Office. 6 (2) 7 Dr. Kinslow shall have thirty (30) days within which to return the enclosed waiver of 8 service of summons. A defendant who timely returns the signed waiver shall have sixty (60) days 9 after the date designated on the notice of lawsuit to file and serve an answer to the complaint or a 10 Response Required motion permitted under Rule 12 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. 11 A defendant who fails to timely return the signed waiver will be personally served with a 12 summons and complaint, and may be required to pay the full costs of such service, pursuant to 13 Rule 4(d)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. A defendant who has been personally served 14 shall file an answer or motion permitted under Rule 12 within thirty (30) days after service. 15 (3) Filing and Service by Parties, Generally 16 All attorneys admitted to practice before this Court are required to file documents 17 electronically via the Court’s CM/ECF system. Counsel are directed to the Court’s website, 18 www.wawd.uscourts.gov, for a detailed description of the requirements for filing via CM/ECF. 19 Plaintiff shall file all documents electronically. All filings must indicate in the upper right hand 20 corner the name of the magistrate judge to whom the document is directed. 21 Any document filed with the Court must be accompanied by proof that it has been served 22 upon all parties that have entered a notice of appearance in the underlying matter. Plaintiffs subject 23 to the Court’s E-Filing Pilot Project shall indicate the date the document is submitted for e-filing ORDER - 2 1 as the date of service. 2 (4) Non-State Defendants 3 As a registered user of the Court’s electronic filing system, you must accept electronic 4 service of all court filings (except original service of a complaint) by prisoner litigants housed at 5 the WSP who are subject to the Court’s Prisoner E-Filing Initiative. WSP prisoner litigants are no 6 longer required to serve their court filings on the Court or defendants by mail. Service by mail of 7 your court filings to WSP prisoner litigants is also no longer required. 8 (5) Motions, Generally 9 Any request for court action shall be set forth in a motion, properly filed and served. 10 Pursuant to LCR 7(b), any argument being offered in support of a motion shall be submitted as a 11 part of the motion itself and not in a separate document. The motion shall include in its caption 12 (immediately below the title of the motion) a designation of the date the motion is to be noted for 13 consideration upon the Court’s motion calendar. 14 Stipulated and agreed motions, motions to file over-length motions or briefs, motions for 15 reconsideration, joint submissions pursuant to the option procedure established in LCR 37(a)(2), 16 motions for default, requests for the clerk to enter default judgment, and motions for the court to 17 enter default judgment where the opposing party has not appeared shall be noted for consideration 18 on the day they are filed. See LCR 7(d)(1). All other non-dispositive motions shall be noted for 19 consideration no earlier than the third Friday following filing and service of the motion. See LCR 20 7(d)(3). All dispositive motions shall be noted for consideration no earlier than the fourth Friday 21 following filing and service of the motion. Id. 22 For electronic filers, all briefs and affidavits in opposition to either a dispositive or non- 23 dispositive motion shall be filed and served not later than 11:59 p.m. on the Monday immediately ORDER - 3 1 preceding the date designated for consideration of the motion. 2 The party making the motion may electronically file and serve not later than 11:59 p.m. on 3 the date designated for consideration of the motion, a reply to the opposing party’s briefs and 4 affidavits. 5 (6) 6 Parties filing motions to dismiss pursuant to Rule 12 of the Federal Rules of Civil 7 Procedure and motions for summary judgment pursuant to Rule 56 of the Federal Rules of Civil 8 Procedure should acquaint themselves with those rules. As noted above, these motions shall be 9 noted for consideration no earlier than the fourth Friday following filing and service of the motion. 10 Defendants filing motions to dismiss based on a failure to exhaust or motions for summary 11 judge are advised that they MUST serve a Rand notice concurrently with motions to dismiss based 12 on a failure to exhaust and motions for summary judgment so that pro se prisoner plaintiffs will 13 have fair, timely and adequate notice of what is required of them in order to oppose those motions. 14 Woods v. Carey, 684 F.3d 934, 941 (9th Cir. 2012). The Ninth Circuit has set forth model language 15 for such notices: 16 Motions to Dismiss and Motions for Summary Judgment A motion for summary judgment under Rule 56 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure will, if granted, end your case. 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Rule 56 tells you what you must do in order to oppose a motion for summary judgment. Generally, summary judgment must be granted when there is no genuine issue of material fact – that is, if there is no real dispute about any fact that would affect the result of your case, the party who asked for summary judgment is entitled to judgment as a matter of law, which will end your case. When a party you are suing makes a motion for summary judgment that is properly supported by declarations (or other sworn testimony), you cannot simply rely on what your complaint says. Instead, you must set out specific facts in declarations, depositions, answers to interrogatories, or authenticated documents, as provided in Rule 56(e), that contradict the facts shown in the defendant’s declarations and documents and show that there is a genuine issue of material fact for trial. If you do not submit your own evidence in opposition, summary ORDER - 4 judgment, if appropriate, may be entered against you. If summary judgment is granted, your case will be dismissed and there will be no trial. 1 2 3 4 5 Rand v. Rowland, 154 F.3d 952, 963 (9th Cir. 1998) (emphasis added). Defendants who fail to file and serve the required Rand notice on plaintiff may have their motion stricken from the Court’s calendar with leave to re-file. 6 (7) 7 No direct communication is to take place with the District Judge or Magistrate Judge with 8 Direct Communications with District Judge or Magistrate Judge regard to this case. All relevant information and papers are to be directed to the Clerk. 9 (8) 10 Richard A. Jones. 11 The Clerk is directed to send copies of this Order to the parties and to the Honorable DATED this 17th day of May, 2017. 12 A 13 Mary Alice Theiler United States Magistrate Judge 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 ORDER - 5

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