UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 8, 2010
LEON HAWKINS, PLAINTIFF,
DERRAL G. ADAMS, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sandra M. Snyder United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER DENYING MOTION TO AMEND AS UNNECESSARY, AND DIRECTING CLERK'S OFFICE TO FILE AMENDED COMPLAINT LODGED ON JULY 6, 2010 (Docs. 17 and 18)
Plaintiff Leon Hawkins, a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis, filed this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 on April 30, 2009. On June 15, 2010, Plaintiff filed a motion seeking leave to file an amended complaint, and on July 6, 2010, Plaintiff submitted his proposed amended complaint.
At this juncture in the proceedings, Plaintiff is entitled to amend once as a matter of right. Fed. R. Civ. P. 15(a). Accordingly, Plaintiff's motion seeking leave to amend is DENIED as unnecessary, and the Clerk's Office is DIRECTED to file in the amended complaint lodged on July 6, 2010.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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