Turner v. Knox County Detention Facility et al (AWT)

Plaintiff: Joan Turner
Defendant: LPN Allen
Case Number: 3:2015cv00266
Filed: February 26, 2014
Court: US District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
Office: Knoxville Office
County: Bledsoe
Presiding Judge: Thomas A Varlan
Presiding Judge: C Clifford Shirley
Nature of Suit: Civil Rights
Cause of Action: 42:1983
Jury Demanded By: None

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August 10, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 21 ORDER, entered as a Judgment by the Clerk: the Court GRANTS defendant Knox County Sheriff Jimmy Jones's motion for leave to file document under seal 12 . The Clerk is DIRECTED to file the previously submitted proposed sealed d ocument 13 under seal. Defendant Allen's first and third motions to dismiss [Docs. 16, 19] are GRANTED, her second motion to dismiss [Doc. 18] is DENIED AS MOOT, and this action is DISMISSED pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1915(e)(2)(B) and 1915(A) for failure to state a claim upon which relief may be granted. Furthermore, the Court CERTIFIES that any appeal from this action would not be taken in good faith and would be totally frivolous. Accordingly, should Plaintiff file a notice of appeal, she is DENIED leave to appeal in forma pauperis. The Clerk is DIRECTED to CLOSE the civil file. Signed by Chief District Judge Thomas A Varlan on August 10, 2017. (copy mailed to Joan Turner 467055, WEST TENNESSEE STATE PENITENTIARY, 7A 31A, P.O. Box 1150, Henning, TN 38041) (AYB)
November 15, 2016 Opinion or Order Filing 6 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER: For the reasons set forth herein, Plaintiff's claims against Defendants KCDF, Jones, and Romines are DISMISSED. The Clerk is DIRECTED to send Plaintiff a service packet for Defendant Allen, containing a blank summons and USM 285 form. Plaintiff is hereby ORDERED to complete the service packet and return it to the Clerk's office thirty (30) days from the date of the entry of this Order. When the completed service packet is received by the Clerk, the Clerk SHALL sign and seal the summons and forward it to the U.S. Marshal for service upon Defendant Allen. Signed by Chief District Judge Thomas A Varlan on 11/15/16. (c/m to Plaintiff along with service packet) (JBR)

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