Davis v. Hobbs
ORDER directing Petitioner to submit either the $5.00 filing fee, or an ifp application (enclosed), no later than 30 days after the entry date of this Order; the Clerk is directed to change the style of the case to indicate Ray Hobbs as the only Respondent. Signed by Magistrate Judge H. David Young on 7/31/12. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
PINE BLUFF DIVISION
Director, Arkansas Department of Correction
Petitioner Eric Davis has failed to pay the $5.00 filing fee, or file a Court approved
application for leave to proceed in forma pauperis.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT Petitioner must submit either the $5.00 statutory
filing fee, or an in forma pauperis application, no later than thirty (30) days after the entry date of
this order. Petitioner's failure to comply with this order will result in a dismissal of this action
The Clerk is hereby directed to immediately forward to Petitioner an in forma pauperis
application. Additionally, although Petitioner named Maples as well as Ray Hobbs as a Respondent,
the correct Respondent should be only Hobbs, the person having custody of the Petitioner. The
Clerk is directed to change the style of the case to indicate Ray Hobbs as the only Respondent.
IT IS SO ORDERED this
31 day of July, 2012.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
The petitioner is hereby notified of his responsibility to comply with the Local Rules of the Court, including
Rule 5.5(c)(2), which states:
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. Any party proceeding pro se shall be expected to be familiar with and
follow the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
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