Calhoun v. Central Review Board, Department of Corrections et al (INMATE 1)

Filing 8

ORDER denying 5 Motion to Appoint Counsel . Signed by Judge Susan Russ Walker on 8/2/06. (djy, )

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Calhoun v. Central Review Board, Department of Corrections et al (INMATE 1) Doc. 8 Case 2:06-cv-00613-MEF-SRW Document 8 Filed 08/02/2006 Page 1 of 1 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA NORTHERN DIVISION LEANDER CALHOUN, #198389, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) ) CENTRAL REVIEW BOARD, DEPT. OF ) CORRECTIONS, et al., ) ) Defendants. ) CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:06-CV-613-MEF [WO] ORDER ON MOTION The plaintiff filed a motion for appointment of counsel on July 28, 2006 (Court Doc. No. 5). The court notes that the facts underlying the plaintiff's claims for relief are relatively simple and the law applicable to such claims is not complex. Moreover, the pleadings filed in this case establish that the plaintiff is capable of presenting the necessary elements of his claims to this court and fail to demonstrate that there are exceptional circumstances justifying appointment of counsel. See Bass v. Perrin, 170 F.3d 1312, 1320 (11th Cir. 1999); Kilgo v. Ricks, 983 F.2d 189, 193 (11th Cir. 1993); Dean v. Barber, 951 F.2d 1210, 1216 (11th Cir. 1992). Accordingly, it is ORDERED that the motion for appointment of counsel be and is hereby DENIED. DONE, this 2nd day of August, 2006. /s/ Susan Russ Walker SUSAN RUSS WALKER UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

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