Brown v. Stewart et al
ORDER denying 83 Plaintiff's Motion for Reconsideration. Signed by Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray on 04/16/2012. (kcs)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
DR. STEWART, Medical Director,
Faulkner County Detention Center, et al.
On April 4, 2012, the Court dismissed this § 1983 action, without prejudice,
because Plaintiff failed to timely and properly comply with the Court’s March 1, 2012
Order. See docket entries #80 and #81.
On April 12, 2012, Plaintiff filed a Motion for Reconsideration of that ruling.
See docket entry #83. In his Motion, Plaintiff admits that he received the March 1,
2012 Order at his home address in Conway, Arkansas. Id. He then makes the
conclusory statement that the Order was “damaged by water in the mailbox.” Id. at
1. Plaintiff has not explained whether the typed Order was simply wet or impossible
to read. More importantly, Plaintiff has not explained why, as a free world citizen,
he did not immediately contact the Court to obtain another copy of the water damaged
March 1, 2012 Order. Thus, he has failed to set forth a sufficient basis for the Court
On September 21, 2011, the parties consented to proceed before a United
States Magistrate Judge. See docket entry #31.
to reconsider the dismissal of this action.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT Plaintiff’s Motion for Reconsideration
(docket entry #83) is DENIED.
Dated this 16th day of April, 2012.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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