The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gilbert, District Judge
Plaintiff, an inmate in the Menard Correctional Center, brings this action for deprivations of his constitutional rights pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Plaintiff has grouped his complaint by claims against specific defendants; the Court has divided these claims into numbered counts, as shown below. The parties and the Court will use these designations in all future pleadings and orders, unless otherwise directed by a judicial officer of this Court. The designation of these counts does not constitute an opinion as to their merit.
COUNT 1: Against Defendant Prange for assorted constitutional violations.
COUNT 2: Against Defendants Widdhoff, Murray, Bryan and Casper for assorted constitutional violations.
COUNT 3: Against Defendants Greenley. Pasquino and Presswood for assorted constitutional violations.
COUNT 4: Against Defendants Carter, Rees, Moore and Thomas for assorted constitutional violations.
COUNT 5: Against Defendants Sanders. Murray and Owens for assorted constitutional violations.
COUNT 6: Against Defendants Uchtman, Conder and Martin for assorted constitutional violations.
` COUNT 7: Against Defendant Walker for assorted constitutional violations.
This case is now before the Court for a preliminary review of the complaint pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915A, which provides:
(a) Screening.-- The court shall review, before docketing, if feasible or, in any event, as soon as practicable after docketing, a complaint in a civil action in which a prisoner seeks redress from a governmental entity or officer or employee of a governmental entity.
(b) Grounds for Dismissal.-- On review, the court shall identify cognizable claims or dismiss the complaint, or any portion of the complaint, if the complaint--
(1) is frivolous, malicious, or fails to state a claim on which relief ...