"For Gerald, esq"... Hi. This question is follow-up to my question from October 13, in which I asked in regards ***** ***** process inside a federal section 1985 civil rights conspiracy claim.
I mentioned that as party to the 1985 conspiracy claim I have listed a defendant county judge and 7 DA investigators.
You answered that these individuals would need to be served both in their individual and official capacities...meaning, that they would need to be served as individuals, as well the state agency by whom they are employed would need to be served a copy.
I have a couple of follow-up questions about all this. First, there are 7 DA investigators. Serving them individually will require, of course, 7 summonses: one for each of them; however in regards ***** ***** I will only need also to serve the DA's office WITH A SINGLE COPY of the complaint, and a SINGLE SUMMONS, correct?...or would I need to serve 7 copies of the complaint and summons for each investigator, on the DA? Refer to federal rule 4(j)(2)(A)
Also, having the judge as part of the conspiracy makes things a bit complicated, doesn't it? Basically this is to suggest that the judicial district (through its agent, the judge) is in conspiracy with the DA's office??? Okay...so I list in my complaint the judge as a party in both his official and individual capacities; and then I serve the judge as an individual, and provide a copy for the judicial district, his employer. I list the judge as a party in my complaint, but do I list also the judicial district/ district court as a separate party???
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