IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW MEXICOSTEPHEN SLEVIN,Plaintiff,v. CIV-08-01185 RHS/DJSBOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FORDOÑA ANA COUNTY , THE DOÑA ANACOUNTY DETENTION CENTER, CHRISTOPHERBARELA, DAN ZEMEK AND JOHN DOES 2-3,Defendants.DEFENDANTS’ FIRST AMENDED ANSWER TO PLAINTIFF’S ORIGINALCOMPLAINT
Defendants filed their answer to plaintiff’s original complaint on February 22, 2009. OnMay 18, 2009, this Court granted the parties’ stipulated motion allowing plaintiff to amend thecaption of plaintiff’s case to reflect that John Doe 1 is Dan Zemek. Defendant Dan Zemek hasallowed defendants’ counsel to accept/waive service of process. Defendants’ first amendedanswer includes answering on behalf of defendant Dan Zemek:
A. Jurisdiction and Venue
1. Defendants admit that plaintiff’s allegations attempt to invoke subject matter jurisdictionunder 28 U.S.C. § 1331 and 42 U.S.C. §§ 1983 and 1988. Defendants further admit that plaintiff alleges that all acts of which he complains occurred in Doña Ana County, New Mexico.
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