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Freeman v. Bennett, No. 5:12-CT-3147-FL, 2013 WL 4460916 (E.D.N.C. Aug. 20, 2013) (Flanagan, J.)

Re: In context of 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claim brought by plaintiff Disposition: Granting defendants' motion to dismiss
  • Proper Party Defendants:  The court notes that plaintiff has not shown good cause for why he has failed to obtain service on various defendants.  Plaintiff stated that he filed  FOIA "request to obtain their proper names and addresses."  However, the court notes that FOIA "does not apply to state agencies such as [the North Carolina Department of Public Safety]."
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