Mosby v. Holmes
ORDER DISMISSING CASE without prejudice and denying the motion to proceed ifp. If plaintiff wishes to pursue this case, he must, within 30 days of the entry of this Order, pay the full statutory filing fee and a motion to reopen the case. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 4/27/12. (kpr)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
ROGER D. MOSBY,
J. LEON HOLMES, Uaited States
Mosby moves to proceed in forma pauperis in this § 1983 case. But
Mosby is a three-striker under the Prison Litigation Reform Act. 28 U.S.C. §
1915(g); see also Higgins v. Carpenter, 258 F.3d 797, 800 (8th Cir. 2001)
(upholding the constitutionality of the three-strikes provision). He has filed
at least three cases that were dismissed for frivolousness or failure to state a
claim upon which relief may be granted. Mosbyv. Dolphin,5:91-cv-337-SWW;
Mosby v. Reasoner, 5:92-cv-761-ETR; Mosby v. Williams,5:97-cv-457-GH. And
Mosby does not fall within the exception to the three-strikes provision
because he does not allege that he is in imminent danger of serious physical
injury. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(g).
Mosby's motion to proceed in forma pauperis, Document No.1, is denied,
and his complaint is dismissed without prejudice. If he wishes to pursue this
case, he must, within thirty days of the entry of this Order: (1) pay the full
statutory filing fee of $350, noting the case style and number; and (2) file a
motion to reopen the case. The Court certifies that an in forma pauperis appeal
from this Order and the accompanying Judgment would not be taken in good
faith. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3).
D.P. Marsh~ll Jr.
United States District Judge
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