UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
April 21, 2010
GREGORY LYNN NORWOOD, PLAINTIFF,
MATTHEW CATE, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sandra M. Snyder United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER SUBSTITUTING W. J. SULLIVAN IN PLACE AND INSTEAD OF JOHN DOE (Doc. 18.)
Plaintiff Gregory Lynn Norwood is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
On March 29, 2010, Plaintiff filed a motion clarification wherein he identified W.J. Sullivan as the name of the defendant identified in the First Amended Complaint as "John Doe" "regional director at regional offices." (Doc. 10, 1 st Amend. Compl., p. 3; Doc. 18.)*fn1
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
(1) W.J. Sullivan be substituted into this action in place and instead of "John Doe" "regional director employed at regional offices;" and
(2) the Clerk of the Court is hereby directed to add "W.J. Sullivan" as a defendant for all calendaring and/or tracking purposes and on the docket of this case.
IT IS SO ORDERED.