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Court activity on Oct. 10: Robert Christopher Adams vs Illinois Department of Corrections

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By Record Inc News Service | Nov 8, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by Robert Christopher Adams against Illinois Department of Corrections, Jef Denison, John Doe, Pinckneyville Correctional Center, Shane Hileman, Shawnee Correctional Center and Warden on Oct. 10: 'Order To Show Cause: Pursuant To The 23 Initial Scheduling Order Entered July 30, 2019, Plaintiff Was Required To Identify The Unknown Defendants In A Motion For Substitution Filed On Or Before September 27, 2019. (doc. 23, P. 2). Plaintiff Was Warned That "failure To Comply With This Order And To Identify The John Doe Defendants Will Result In The Dismissal Of The John Doe Defendants And The Case As A Whole For Failure To Prosecute." (id.) (citing Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b)). Almost Two Weeks Have Passed Since The Deadline For Filing The Motion For Substitution Expired, And Plaintiff Has Not Filed The Motion Or Requested An Extension Of The Deadline For Doing So. Plaintiff Is Hereby Ordered To Show Cause On Or Before October 20, 2019, Why This Case Should Not Be Dismissed As A Whole For Failure To Comply With A Court Order (doc. 23) And To Prosecute His Claims. The Filing Of A Motion For Substitution Identifying The John Doe Defendants By This Deadline Will Constitute Satisfaction Of This Order To Show Cause. Plaintiff's Failure To Respond To This Order Will Result In Dismissal Of The Case Pursuant To Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b). The Clerk Is Directed To Transmit A Copy Of This Order To Plaintiff. Signed By Chief Judge Nancy J. Rosenstengel On 10/10/2019. (jsy) This Text Entry Is An Order Of The Court. No Further Documentation Will Be Mailed.'.

Case number 3:19-cv-00037-NJR was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on Jan. 11.

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