Morgan v. Little Rock, City of

Filing 5

ORDER deeming 1 Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis will hang fire. Plaintiff Morgan shall supplement his motion as detailed in this Order. 3 Motion to Appoint counsel is denied without prejudice. Plaintiff is further directed to file an amended complaint by 30 May 2014. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 5/15/2014. (jak)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION FREDDIE MORGAN v. PLAINTIFF No. 4:14-cv-272-DPM CITY OF LITTLE ROCK DEFENDANT ORDER 1. Morgan's motion to proceed in forma pauperis, NQ 1, will hang fire. Morgan should supplement his motion. He must clarify his monthly gross and net wages from each of his jobs. He should also give details about his truck- model year, value, and any debt. Morgan may be able to pay the filing fee if given a few months to do so. Supplement due by 30 May 2014. 2. Morgan's motion to appoint counsel, NQ 3, is denied without prejudice. Slaughter v. City of Maplewood, 731 F.2d 587, 590 (8th Cir. 1984). Morgan has some resources. He has made some effort to find a lawyer. He should keep trying. Most importantly, the merits of his case are unclear. It is just too early to tell. 3. Morgan's complaint is too general and incomplete. He must file an amended complaint. It is not clear which claims of discrimination Morgan made to the EEOC. He should attach his EEOC charge and right-to-sue letter (again). He should also clarify who did exactly what, when each act of alleged discrimination occurred, and what he is asking the Court to do about it. Amended complaint due by 30 May 2014. Failure to amend by that date will result in the dismissal of this case without prejudice. Local Rule 5.5(c)(2). So Ordered. fl D.P. Marshall Jr. United States District Judge -2-

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