Hyatt v. Phillips et al
ORDER dismissing without prejudice Mr Hyatt's case; and certifying that an in forma pauperis appeal from this Order and the accompanying Judgment would not be taken in good faith. Signed by Judge Lee P. Rudofsky on 10/14/2020. (ajt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
RICHARD D. HYATT
Case No. 4:20-cv-00814-LPR
GRISHAM A. PHILIPS, et al.
Plaintiff Richard D. Hyatt is in custody at the Pine Bluff Unit of the Arkansas Department
of Corrections. He filed this action pro se. (Doc. 2). On July 13, 2020, the Court denied Mr.
Hyatt’s Application to Proceed Without Prepayment of Fees (“Application”) because the
information he submitted was outdated. (Docs. 1, 3). Further, the form he used did not contain
some information used by this Court in determining in forma pauperis status. (Id.). The Court
directed Mr. Hyatt either to pay the filing fee or submit a proper and complete Affidavit, along
with an updated certificate and calculation sheet, within thirty (30) days. (Doc. 3). Mr. Hyatt was
warned that his failure to comply with the July 13, 2020 Order may result in the dismissal of his
case without prejudice. LOCAL RULE 5.5(c)(2).
No docket entry reflected that the July 13 Order and Application had been mailed to
Mr. Hyatt. Thus, the Court again directed the Clerk of Court to mail an Application to Mr. Hyatt.
The docket reflects the Application was mailed on September 9, 2020. It has now been more than
thirty (30) days since the last mailing.
Mr. Hyatt has not complied with or otherwise responded to the July 13, 2020 Order, and
the time for doing so has passed. Accordingly, Mr. Hyatt’s case is dismissed without prejudice
pursuant to Local Rule 5.5(c)(2). The Court certifies, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3), that an
in forma pauperis appeal from this Order and the accompanying Judgment would not be taken in
IT IS SO ORDERED this 14th day of October 2020.
LEE P. RUDOFSKY
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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