The opinion of the court was delivered by: Kendall J. Newman United States Magistrate Judge
Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding without counsel and in forma pauperis. Plaintiff seeks relief pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On December 16, 2010, plaintiff filed a request for six USM-285 forms and a summons form because he was recently transferred and his legal materials have not been returned to him. Plaintiff also requests a copy of the court's Local Rules and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
By order filed December 2, 2010, plaintiff was granted sixty days in which to provide service forms for defendants. Good cause appearing, the Clerk of Court will be directed to send plaintiff six USM-285 forms and a summons form. Plaintiff will be granted an additional thirty days in which to provide the service forms and copies of the amended complaint in order to accomplish service on defendants Sisto, Shockley, Duer, Jones, Peterson and Noriega.
Plaintiff is advised that the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are published by West Publishing. The court does not provide these rules to any party. The prison law library may provide a copy of the Federal Rules for inmate use. The Clerk of the Court will be directed to provide plaintiff a copy of the Local Rules of Court.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Plaintiff's December 16, 2010 request (dkt no. 60) is partially granted.
2. The Clerk of the Court is directed to send to plaintiff six USM-285 forms, a summons form, an instruction sheet and a copy of the amended complaint filed February 22, 2010;
3. On or before March 2, 2011, plaintiff shall complete and submit the attached Notice of Submission of Documents to the court, with the following documents:
a. One completed USM-285 form for defendants Sisto, Shockley, Duer, Jones, Peterson and Noriega;
b. Six copies*fn1 of the endorsed amended complaint filed February 22, 2010; and
c. One completed summons form (if not previously provided) or show good cause why he cannot provide such information.
3. The Clerk of the Court shall serve upon plaintiff a copy of the Local Rules of Court.
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN ...