Robinson v. American Red Cross
ORDER directing pro se pltf to be familiar and comply with all the FRCP and Local Rules of this Court; the Clerk is directed to serve this Order on pltf by both regular and certified mail. Signed by Judge Susan Webber Wright on 10/26/11. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
AMERICAN RED CROSS,
The Court’s attention has been directed to the fact that plaintiff herein is presently
proceeding pro se. The purpose of this Order is to direct plaintiff’s attention to the fact that
plaintiff is required to be familiar and comply with all the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as
well as the Local Rules of this Court. Failure to so comply can result in dismissal of plaintiff’s
claim. The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are available in many libraries and bookstores and
the Local Rules can be obtained from the Clerk of the Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
In addition, said rules may be accessed from the internet website of the United States District
Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Plaintiff is hereby instructed to be familiar and
comply with said rules.1
Local Rule 5.5(c)(2) provides: Parties appearing pro se. It is the duty of any party not represented by
counsel to promptly notify the Clerk and the other parties to the proceedings of any change in his or her address, to
monitor the progress of the case, and to prosecute or defend the action diligently. A party appearing for
himself/herself shall sign his/her pleadings and state his/her address, zip code, and telephone number. If any
communication from the Court to a pro se plaintiff is not responded to within thirty (30) days, the case may be
dismissed without prejudice. Any party proceeding pro se shall be expected to be familiar with and follow the
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
The Clerk of Court is directed to serve this Order on plaintiff by both regular and
certified mail, return receipt requested.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 26th day of October 2011.
/s/Susan Webber Wright
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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