Meadows v. Whitfield et al
ORDER, pursuant to 18 Notice of Change of Address filed by Ricky Lee Meadows, he is directed to file, within 30 days of the entry of this Order, an Amended Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis. Plaintiff's 18 SECOND MOTION to Appoint Counsel is DENIED. Plaintiff is reminded that the failure to timely & properly comply with this Order will result in this case being dismissed. Signed by Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray on 6/27/2011. (jct)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
RICKY LEE MEADOWS,
LUTHER WHITFIELD, Lieutenant,
Mississippi County Detention Center, et al.
Plaintiff, Ricky Lee Meadows, commenced this pro se § 1983 action while he
was a prisoner in the Arkansas Department of Correction. He has recently filed a
Notice explaining that he has been released on parole and is now residing at a private
address in Blytheville, Arkansas. See docket entry #18. In light of his recent release,
it is unclear whether Plaintiff is still entitled to proceed in forma pauperis.1
Accordingly, the Court will give Plaintiff thirty days to file an Amended Application
to Proceed In Forma Pauperis.
Plaintiff’s Notice includes a Second Motion for Appointment of Counsel. Id.
On March 31, 2011, the Court denied Plaintiff’s first Motion for Appointment of
Counsel. See docket entry #11. Plaintiff has not set forth a sufficient basis for the
The Court’s records demonstrate that Plaintiff currently owes all of the $350
Court to reconsider that ruling.
Accordingly, Plaintiff’s Second Motion for
Appointment of Counsel is denied.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT:
The Clerk is directed to send Plaintiff a (freeworld) Amended
Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis.
Plaintiff shall file, within thirty days of the entry of this Order, an
Amended Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis.
Plaintiff is reminded that the failure to timely and properly comply with
this Order will result in this case being dismissed, without prejudice, pursuant to Local
Plaintiff’s Second Motion for Appointment of Counsel (docket entry
#18) is DENIED.
Dated this 27th day of June, 2011.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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