Hurt v. 50 States and the City of Washington et al

Filing 22

ORDER RE LETTER RECEIVED NOVEMBER 26, 2012 re 21 Letter filed by Tyrone Hurt (whalc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/10/2012)

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1 2 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 3 4 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 5 6 7 TYRONE HURT, 8 9 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 12 Plaintiff, v. ORDER RE LETTER RECEIVED NOVEMBER 26, 2012 50 States and the City of Washington, All State Legislatures of the 50 States, and U.S. Department of Justice, Defendants. / 13 14 No. C 12-02728 WHA Pro se plaintiff Tyrone Hurt’s hand-written complaint was dismissed in part because it 15 was largely illegible. Plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis was thus denied, 16 “without prejudice to refiling once plaintiff has submitted a complaint that is legible” (Dkt. No. 17 11). Rather than file a legible complaint, however, plaintiff appealed the order denying him 18 leave to proceed in forma pauperis. The appeal was dismissed as untimely. Plaintiff has now 19 filed a letter, addressed to the Clerk, requesting that the complaint be forwarded back to him “to 20 be made legible.” First, such letters to the Court or the Clerk of the Court are improper. 21 Plaintiff should refrain from such communications in the future. The Clerk will not return 22 documents to plaintiff. Second, the Court construes this letter as a request to file an amended 23 complaint. Plaintiff must file an amended complaint by JANUARY 2, 2013. Failure to file a 24 cognizable legal claim by this date shall result in dismissal of this action with prejudice. 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: December 10, 2012. WILLIAM ALSUP UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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