United States District Court, D. Utah
JEFFERY W. JONES, Plaintiff,
CAPTAIN DEMILL, Defendants.
ORDER & MEMORANDUM DECISION
JILL N. PARRISH United States District Court.
inmate Jeffery W. Jones, filed this pro se civil
rights suit, see 42 U.S.C. § 1983, in forma
pauperis, see 28 U.S.C. § 1915. The Court
now screens his Complaint and orders Plaintiff to file an
amended complaint to cure deficiencies before further
pursuing his claims.
Deficiencies in Complaint
fails to provide an affirmative link between specific
defendants and specific civil-rights violations.
inappropriately alleges civil rights violations on a
refers to John-Doe types, without giving detailed information
that would allow them to be identified.
possibly attempts to state claims of inadequate medical
treatment by corrections personnel but neither provides
necessary factual details nor links of possible claims to
appears to involve claims that are past the statute of
limitations for a civil-rights case (see below).
alleges conspiracy claims that are too vague (see below).
improperly names Board of Pardons as a defendant, though it
is not an independent legal entities that can sue or be sued.
raises issues of classification change (decrease in privilege
level) in a way that does not support a cause of action.
alleges “a random and unauthorized deprivation of
property under color of state law, ” without
considering that such a claim “does not give rise to a
§ 1983 claim if there is an adequate state
post-deprivation remedy.” See Frazier v
Flores, No. 13-1535, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 12936, at *4
(10th Cir. July 9, 2014) (unpublished) (citing Hudson v.
Palmer, 468 U.S. 517, 533 (1984)).
erroneously equates the Offender Management Review process
with the ...