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http://nycourts.law.com/CourtDocumentViewer.asp?view=Document&docID=46508 Judge Scheindlin PRO SE plaintiff brought an action pursuant to 42 USC �1983, alleging violations of his federal constitutional rights. Plaintiff asserted that approximately 50 defendants, including top management, supervisors, officers and employees of the New York State Department of Corrections, violated his rights while he was incarcerated at Green Haven Correctional Facility. Defendants argued that plaintiff’s amended complaint should be dismissed for failure to meet the “short and plain statement” requirements of Rule 8 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The court denied defendants’ motion to dismiss the action, noting that, while plaintiff’s complaint suffered from a prolixity that would justify an exercise of the court’s discretion to require further amendment or to strike redundant or immaterial portions, it does not warrant dismissal under Rule 8. The court added that the complaint provided defendants with adequate notice of the claims identified as “Claims Allowed.”

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