Standridge v. Arkansas Department of Human Services et al

Filing 3

ORDER dismissing case; and denying as moot 1 Plaintiff's Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis. Signed by Judge Billy Roy Wilson on 11/21/2017. (cmn)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION BRIDGETT STANDRIDGE VS. PLAINTIFF 4:17-CV-00768-BRW ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, ET AL. DEFENDANTS ORDER This case is DISMISSED for the same reasons -- specifically, the Rooker-Feldman doctrine1 -- set out in Judge Holmes’s June 21, 2016 order in Standridge v. Arkansas Department of Children and Family Services.2 Plaintiff’s Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (Doc. No. 1) is DENIED as MOOT. IT IS SO ORDERED this 21st day of November, 2017. /s/ Billy Roy Wilson______________ UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 1 Under Rooker-Feldman, federal courts, other than the United States Supreme Court, do not have subject matter jurisdiction to hear challenges to state court judgments. See Lemonds v. St. Louis County, 222 F.3d 488, 492 (8th Cir. 2000). 2 No. 4:16-CV-00225-JLH (E.D. Ark.), Doc. No. 16. 1

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