Trice v. Hobbs
ORDER directing the petitioner to either pay the $5 filing fee or submit the appropriate ifp application within 30 days of the entry-date of this Order. The Clerk is directed to change the respondent to Ray Hobbs and to forward to petitioner a copy of the appropriate ifp application, along with this Order. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney on 4/15/11. (kpr)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
PINE BLUFF DIVISION
Case No. 5:11CV00087 JMM-JTK
Director, Arkansas Department of Correction
Petitioner Ellis Trice has filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus without paying
the required $5 filing fee or submitting an application to proceed in forma pauperis. (Doc.
No. 1) The Court therefore orders Petitioner to either pay the $5 filing fee or submit the
appropriate in forma pauperis application within thirty (30) days of the entry-date of this
Order. Petitioner’s failure to comply will result in the dismissal of his action without
prejudice.1 The Court also orders the Clerk to change the respondent to Ray Hobbs, the
authorized person having custody of Petitioner, and to forward to Petitioner a copy of the
appropriate in forma pauperis application, along with this Order.
SO ORDERED this 15th day of April, 2011.
JEROME T. KEARNEY
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Petitioner is hereby notified of his responsibility to comply with the Local Rules of the Court,
including Rule 5.5(c)(2), which states in part:
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.
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