ORDER ADMINISTRATIVELY CLOSING CASE. Signed by Judge Thelton E. Henderson on 01/28/2013. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(tmi, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/29/2013)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
No. C-12-6289 TEH (PR)
ORDER ADMINISTRATIVELY CLOSING
United States District Court
For the Northern District of California
On December 11, 2012, Plaintiff Dontae Satchel, an inmate
incarcerated at the Holman Correctional Facility located in Atmore,
Alabama, submitted a letter with several attachments relating to “a
mediation and arbitration package.”
Thinking that Plaintiff wished
to file a civil rights complaint, the Clerk of the Court opened a
civil rights case with the number C-12-6289 TEH.
Also, on December
11, 2012, the Clerk of the Court sent Plaintiff a notice that he had
failed to file a complaint or an application to proceed in forma
The notice stated that, if Plaintiff did not remedy these
deficiencies in thirty days from the filing date of the Order, his
action would be dismissed and the file closed.
Thirty days have
passed and Plaintiff has not filed the requested documents or
communicated with the Court in any way.
Because Plaintiff’s letter is addressed to Executive
Norman E. Zollier at the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, he may
not have intended to file an action in this Court and this case may
have been opened in error.
close it and no filing fee will be charged.
to file a complaint in this Court, he may submit a motion to have
this case re-opened together with a proper complaint and completed
application to proceed in forma pauperis.
Thus, the Court will administratively
If Plaintiff did intend
IT IS SO ORDERED.
THELTON E. HENDERSON
United States District Judge
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