HARPER v. LEMON

No. 3:14-cv-182-FDW.

MICHAEL S. HARPER, Plaintiff, v. TERRY LEMON, FNUWHITLEY, Defendants.

United States District Court, W.D. North Carolina, Charlotte Division.

Editors Note
Cause: Prisoner Civil Rights
Nature of Suit: 550 Prisoner: Civil Rights
Source: PACER


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael S. Harper, Plaintiff, represented by John Anderson Fagg, Jr. , Moore and Van Allen.

Terry Lemon, Defendant, represented by Kimberly Dawn Grande , NC DOJ.

FNU Whitley, Defendant, represented by Kimberly Dawn Grande , NC DOJ.


ORDER

FRANK D. WHITNEY, Chief District Judge.

In this civil rights prisoner action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, this Court denied Defendants' summary judgment motion on October 28, 2016, as to Plaintiff's claim for excessive force. (Doc. No. 50). In the Court's order dated October 28, 2016, based on Plaintiff's prior requests for appointment of counsel, the Court stated that it would inquire into appointment of counsel to represent Plaintiff at trial. Attorney John Fagg of the law firm of Moore and Van Allen has since then agreed to provide pro bono representation to Plaintiff in this action.

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(1), IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that John Fagg is appointed to serve as counsel for Plaintiff in this case.


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