United States District Court, E.D. Arkansas, Pine Bluff Division
PROPOSED FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
VOLPE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
following recommended disposition has been sent to United
States District Judge Brian S. Miller. Any party may serve
and file written objections to this recommendation.
Objections should be specific and should include the factual
or legal basis for the objection. If the objection is to a
factual finding, specifically identify that finding and the
evidence that supports your objection. An original and one
copy of your objections must be received in the office of the
United States District Court Clerk no later than fourteen
(14) days from the date of the findings and recommendations.
The copy will be furnished to the opposing party. Failure to
file timely objections may result in waiver of the right to
appeal questions of fact.
are objecting to the recommendation and also desire to submit
new, different, or additional evidence, and to have a hearing
for this purpose before the District Judge, you must, at the
same time that you file your written objections, include the
the record made before the Magistrate Judge is inadequate.
the evidence proffered at the hearing (if such a hearing is
granted) was not offered at the hearing before the Magistrate
details of any testimony desired to be introduced at the new
hearing in the form of an offer of proof, and a copy, or the
original, of any documentary or other non-testimonial
evidence desired to be introduced at the new hearing.
this submission, the District Judge will determine the
necessity for an additional evidentiary hearing. Mail your
objections and “Statement of Necessity” to:
Clerk, United States District Court Eastern District of
Arkansas 600 West Capitol Avenue, Suite A149 Little Rock, AR
DeMarion Coley (“Plaintiff”), in custody at the
Wrightsville Unit of the Arkansas Department of Correction,
filed a pro se Complaint under 42 U.S.C. §
1983. (Doc. No. 2.) He sued Arkansas Department of Correction
(“ADC”) Director Wendy Kelley, Transportation
Officer Nevins, and University of Arkansas for Medical
Sciences (“UAMS”) doctor Curtis Lowery.
(Id. at 1-2.) Plaintiff alleges violations of his
rights in connection with his fall from a transport van upon
arrival at UAMS Jones Eye Clinic for surgery. (Id.
at 6-7.) He seeks damages. (Id. at 17.)
Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) requires federal courts
to screen prisoner complaints seeking relief against a
governmental entity, officer, or employee. 28 U.S.C. §
1915A(a). The Court must dismiss a complaint or portion
thereof if the prisoner has raised claims that: (a) are
legally frivolous or malicious; (b) fail to state a claim
upon which relief may be granted; ...