IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
September 6, 2011
SANDRA LEE WEVER, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
Plaintiff, a prisoner proceeding pro se, brings this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The matter was referred to a United States Magistrate Judge pursuant to Eastern District of California local rules.
On June 22, 2011, the Magistrate Judge filed findings and recommendations herein which were served on the parties and which contained notice that the parties may file objections within a specified time. Timely objections to the findings and recommendations have been filed.
In accordance with the provisions of 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C) and Local Rule 304(f), this court has conducted a de novo review of this case. Having carefully reviewed the entire file, the court finds the findings and recommendations to be supported by the record and by proper analysis. However, the court finds that plaintiff should be granted an opportunity to file a second amended complaint. Specifically, while plaintiff did not make any allegations concerning Proffitt's alleged unconstitutional conduct in his amended complaint, plaintiff has identified some conduct of Proffitt in his objections to the findings and recommendations from which the court could plausibly infer a conspiracy. For this reason, the court grants plaintiff leave to file a second amended complaint. The court advises plaintiff to specifically identify the conduct of Proffitt, as well as the other defendants, in this complaint. Often it is clearest to present such allegations in the form of a time-line, starting with the earliest actions and ending with the most recent actions.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The findings and recommendations filed June 22, 2011, are adopted except as modified above;
2. Plaintiff's complaint is dismissed without prejudice;
3. Plaintiff is granted leave of forty-five (45) days from the issuance of this order to file his second amended complaint.
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