SPENCER v. KELSO

No. 1:17-cv-00724-EPG (PC).

EDWARD B. SPENCER, Plaintiff, v. J. CLARK KELSO, et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, E.D. California.

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Cause: 42 U.S.C. § 1983 Prisoner Civil Rights
Nature of Suit: 550 Prisoner: Civil Rights
Source: PACER


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Edward B. Spencer, Plaintiff, Pro Se.

J. Clark Kelso, Defendant, represented by Jaime G. Touchstone , Futterman Dupree Dodd Croley Maier LLP.

Bruce Barnett, Defendant, represented by R. Lawrence Bragg , Office of the Attorney General.


ORDER GRANTING REQUEST FOR SUSPENSION OF REQUIREMNT TO FILE RESPONSIVE PLEADING

(ECF NO. 6)

ERICA P. GROSJEAN, Magistrate Judge.

Edward B. Spencer ("Plaintiff") is a state prisoner proceeding pro se in this civil rights action filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On May 23, 2017, Defendant Kelso removed this case to federal court from Kings County, California Superior Court. (ECF No. 1). On May 26, 2017, Defendant Kelso filed a motion to dismiss. (ECF No. 5). On June 2, 2017, Defendant Barnett filed a request for screening of the Complaint. (ECF No. 6). Defendant Barnett also requests that the Court issue an order that they need not file a responsive pleading until 30 days after the court issues its screening order. (Id.)

Presently, the Court is intends to screen the Complaint pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915A(a). Therefore, the Court will not require a responsive pleading at this time and will suspend the requirement until 30 days after the Court issues a screening order or it otherwise directs that a responsive pleading be filed.

IT IS SO ORDERED.


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