Monroe v. Arkansas, State of et al
ORDER directing Monroe to either pay the filing and administrative fees or file an application to proceed in forma pauperis by 5/12/2017. Monroe must file an amended complaint by 5/12/2017. The Court directs the Clerk to mail Monroe a blank 1983 Complaint form and an application to proceed in forma pauperis. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 4/12/2017. (jak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
ARKANSAS, State of; and DOES,
Arresting and Booking Officers,
Craighead County Jail
1. Monroe hasn't paid the filing and administrative fees or filed an
application to proceed in forma pauperis. He must do one or the other by
12 May 2017. If he doesn't, then his case will be dismissed without prejudice.
2. Monroe must file an amended complaint too. It's unclear from the
complaint who Monroe is suing and what relief he wants. His amended
complaint must name who allegedly violated his rights and what relief he
seeks. He may also expand his description of what happened. If Monroe
doesn't file an amended complaint by 12 May 2017, then his case will be
dismissed without prejudice. LOCAL RULE 5.5(2).
3. The Court directs the Clerk to mail Monroe a blank§ 1983 complaint
form and an application to proceed in forma pauperis. If the Court grants
Monroe permission to proceed in forma pauperis, then he will have to pay the
$350 filing fee in monthly installments taken from his prisoner account.
28 U.S.C. § 1915(b).
D.P. Marshall Jr.
United States District Judge
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