Bell v. Oakland Unified School District

Filing 11

ORDER PROHIBITING FURTHER FILINGS IN CLOSED CASE. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley on 6/22/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(ahm, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/22/2017)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 SAMUEL ORSON BELL, Plaintiff, 8 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 Case No.16-cv-04000-JSC ORDER PROHIBITING FURTHER FILINGS IN CLOSED CASE v. OAKLAND UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, Defendant. 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Plaintiff Samuel Orson Bell, proceeding pro se, brought this civil action against the Oakland Unified School District. The Court granted his application to proceed in forma pauperis, reviewed his complaint under 28 U.S.C. ยง 1915 and dismissed it for failure to state a claim upon which relief could be granted. (Dkt. No. 7.) Rather than amend his complaint, Plaintiff filed a notice of voluntary dismissal on August 10, 2016. (Dkt. No. 8.) Since the case was terminated, Plaintiff has submitted two additional documents in this action; although they are largely indecipherable, they do not appear to request reopening of the action or relate to the issues raised in his initial complaint. (Dkt. Nos. 9 & 10.) Because this action is closed, Plaintiff should no longer be making submissions in this action. To the extent that Plaintiff seeks to plead a new claim, he must file a new action. The Clerk should not accept any further filings in this closed action. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: June 22, 2017 26 27 28 JACQUELINE SCOTT CORLEY United States Magistrate Judge

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