Wells v. SSA Social Security Ad.
ORDER dismissing this action without prejudice, and denying leave to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal, by Judge Lewis T. Babcock on 5/24/13. (dkals, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Civil Action No. 13-cv-00945-BNB
SSA, SOCIAL SECURITY AD.,
ORDER OF DISMISSAL
Plaintiff, Terrence Wells, who resides in Aurora, Colorado, initiated this action by
filing pro se a Complaint on April 12, 2013. He has been granted leave to proceed
pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915.
On April 17, 2013, Magistrate Judge Boyd N. Boland reviewed the Complaint and
determined that it was deficient because it failed to comply with the pleading
requirements of Rule 8 of the Civil Rules of Procedure. Accordingly, Mr. Wells was
directed to file an amended complaint within thirty (30) days. The April 17 Order warned
Plaintiff that failure to submit an amended complaint by the court-ordered deadline
would result in dismissal of this action without further notice.
Mr. Wells has not filed an amended complaint as directed by the April 17, 2013
Order. Accordingly, this action will be dismissed.
Finally, the Court certifies pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3) that any appeal
from this order would not be taken in good faith and therefore in forma pauperis status
will be denied for the purpose of appeal. See Coppedge v. United States, 369 U.S. 438
(1962). If Plaintiff files a notice of appeal he must also pay the full $455 appellate filing
fee or file a motion to proceed in forma pauperis in the United States Court of Appeals
for the Tenth Circuit within thirty days in accordance with Fed. R. App. P. 24.
Accordingly, it is
ORDERED that the Complaint and this action are dismissed without prejudice for
the failure of Plaintiff, Terrence Wells, to comply with the Court’s April 17, 2013 Order
Directing Plaintiff to File Amended Complaint and for failure to comply with Rule 8 of the
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. It is
FURTHER ORDERED that leave to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal is
denied. Mr. Wells may file a motion in the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.
DATED at Denver, Colorado, this 24th
BY THE COURT:
s/Lewis T. Babcock
LEWIS T. BABCOCK, Senior Judge
United States District Court
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