United States District Court, W.D. New York
June 23, 2005.
MARK A. SWIFT, Plaintiff,
RICHARD C. TWEDDELL, Sheriff; DAVID V. COLE, Undersheriff; CHRISTOPHER LIAN, Jail Superintendent; KEITH L. BARRETT, Captain; CHRISTOPHER HAND, Lieutenant; Mrs. ROSE, Head Nurse; J. SMITH, Sheriff Deputy; V. FANZO, Sheriff Deputy; NADJADI, Sheriff Deputy; RODBURN, Sheriff Deputy; JOHN DOE, Mental Health (Jail); JOHN DOE, Steuben County Mental Health; J. OSBORNE, Nurse, Steuben County Jail; and KENNEDY, Sheriff Deputy; Defendant.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: JOHN T. ELFVIN, Senior District Judge
MEMORANDUM and ORDER
Plaintiff, who is incarcerated in the Steuben County Jail
Correctional Facility, has requested permission to proceed in
forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a) and is deemed to
have met the statutory requirements and furnished the Court with
a signed Authorization. Accordingly, plaintiff's request to
proceed as a poor person is hereby granted. In addition,
plaintiff's complaint has been screened by the Court with respect
to the 28 U.S.C. §§ 1915(e) and 1915A criteria.
The Clerk of the Court is directed to file plaintiff's papers,
and to cause the United States Marshal to serve copies of the
Summons, Complaint, and this Order upon the named defendants without plaintiff's payment therefor, unpaid
fees to be recoverable if this action terminates by monetary
award in plaintiff's favor.
Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1997e(g)(2), the defendants are
directed to answer the complaint.
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